Small plane crashes in Sweden, killing 9  07/14/2019 14:41:00 

Published time: 14 Jul, 2019 14:41 Edited time: 14 Jul, 2019 14:49

Small plane crashes in Sweden, killing 9

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Nine people have died in a plane crash in northern Sweden, according to the emergency services. The aircraft was being used by parachutists when it struck the ground some 6 kilometers southeast of Ume, Swedish media reports.

The plane crashed around 2pm local time and the cause of the incident is under investigation. The Swedish Parachute Association told reporters the incident is the worst in both its history and in Swedish aviation.

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