Authorities in Poland say five people were killed and eight others injured when a Cessna 208 crashed into the hangar at a diving center in bad weather.
Warsaw, Poland — Authorities said five people were killed and eight others injured on Monday when a Cessna 208 plane crashed into the hangar at a skydiving center in bad weather.
Fire brigade spokeswoman Monika Nowakowska-Brynda said the pilot of the plane and four people sheltering in the hangar from stormy weather were killed in the crash yesterday afternoon in Chrcynno. , central Poland.
Police said eight more people were injured, two of them seriously. Provincial Governor Sylwester Dabrowski said a child was among those injured.
Chrcynno is about 45 kilometers (28 mi) northwest of Warsaw.
Firefighters and air ambulances took the injured to hospitals in the Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki area.
Katarzyna Urbanowska, another spokeswoman for the local fire brigade, said rescuers were still checking the hangar for more victims.
Prosecutors and police are investigating the cause of the crash.
It was the worst skydiving-related crash in Poland since 2014, when 11 people were killed in a small plane crash in Topolow, near the southern city of Czestochowa.