Three killed in Slovenia small aircraft crash

A small aircraft crashed Sunday immediately after taking off from an airport in Slovenia, killing three people and gravely injuring one person on board, a media report said.

Ljubljana: A small aircraft crashed Sunday immediately after taking off from an airport in Slovenia, killing three people and gravely injuring one person on board, a media report said.

The accident took place around 1 p.m. at Divaca airport, some 70 km southwest of Ljubljana, when the four-seat wooden sport monoplane was taking off, Xinhua reported citing Radio-Television Slovenia.

The survivor of the crash has been rushed to Ljubljana Central Hospital, according to the report.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.