Emergency services at the scene this Friday evening. / SUR

One dead and one injured after private plane crash in Vélez-Málaga

Witnesses said the aircraft came down on an avocado plantation near the Axarquía airfield

EUGENIO CABEZAS / ÁLVARO FRÍAS

One person has died and another is reported injured after a private plane crashed this Friday, 5 November near the Vélez-Málaga airfield.

The alarm was raised at around 5.30 pm when several people have alerted the Andalucía 112 Emergency Service control centreto report the plane crash.

Witnesses said that the aircraft had come down on an avocado plantation near the Leoni Benabu aerodrome in the Axarquía.

Sources said that two people were travelling in the plane. One of them has died, while the other has been transferred to a hospital, without any further information about their condition having been disclosed at the moment.

Emergency services at the scene this Friday evening. / EUGENIO CABEZAS