Plane crash claims two

Two people were killed in a plane crash in Upper Austria this afternoon (Thurs).Officials in Hirschbach im Mühlkreis in the province’s Freistadt district said both the pilot and the sole passenger of the single-engine aircraft died instantly when it went up in flames after careering into an embankment at a restaurant close to the local airport.Police said investigations into whether human error or technical failure was behind the accident were ongoing.