Two people died when a small plane crashed in the Bavarian Forest on Wednesday. The two males are the occupants of the plane, said a spokeswoman for the police headquarters in Lower Bavaria. According to the first findings, no other people should have been on board. For reasons that are not yet known, the plane crashed near the Bavarian Forest National Park Center in the Freyung-Grafenau district.

According to the information, the crash site is about 500 meters from the national park center near Neuschönau in the Bavarian Forest. Debris from the plane was spread over a large area around the crash site, which was only a few kilometers from the border with the Czech Republic.

According to the information, witnesses alerted the police around 9:00 a.m. Accordingly, the single-engine small aircraft initially circled in the air near the national park in Neuschönau before falling into a forest. The identity of the dead was initially unclear. No information was initially available about the flight route of the small aircraft. According to the information, numerous emergency services from the police, rescue services, fire brigades and local mountain rescue service are on site. It is still unclear where the plane took off from, it said. The scene of the accident was cordoned off. The investigations continued.

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