At 1 pm, firefighters and Milan police officers were working in via Marignano, near the San Donato metro station, for a plane carrying six people that had crashed.
The people on board, six passengers and two crew members, were all killed. According to the initial information, the passengers were French: the flight was a private one from Linate to Olbia. There was also a child present.
The plane crashed into an empty building that was being renovated and was being used as offices and bus parking.
Authorities said: “The death of all 6 people on board the aircraft is confirmed. At the moment, the verification operations of any others involved are in progress”.
The plane that crashed in Milan was a PC-12 (reg. YR-PDV). It is a single-engine, low-wing executive monoplane designed and manufactured by the Swiss aeronautical company Pilatus Aircraft.