A small private plane that took off from the northern Italian town of Treviso, crashed in a mountainous area in Macedonia, south of the capital Skopje. All six people on the plane died, reported Associated Press and DPA.
The Piper Seneca aircraft registered in Germany had been flying to Kosovo’s capital Pristina. It disappeared from the radars at 17:50 h local time in the region of Veles, shortly after the pilot requested permission to land in Skopje to reload.
Four of the victims were Italian citizens, the other two were two Albanians, known for their business interests in Kosovo. Debris from the plane was found shortly after nightfall. Macedonian prosecution office said it is investigating the crash.