4 Of Family Among 5 Killed In France Tourist Plane Crash

France Plane Crash: The accident happened in the afternoon shortly after take-off from the Versoud airfield near Grenoble in southeast France.

4 Of Family Among 5 Killed In France Tourist Plane Crash

France Plane Crash: The crash took place after take-off from the Versoud airfield.(Representational)

Lyon, France:

Five people, including four members of the same family, were killed in a tourist plane crash in the French Alps on Saturday, rescue services said.

The accident happened in the afternoon shortly after take-off from the Versoud airfield near Grenoble in southeast France, for what should have been a half-hour flight.

Eye-witnesses to the crash tipped off the emergency services, who found the bodies of four adults and a child inside the plane's burnt-out wreckage.

Around 60 firefighters were deployed to the site to put out the fire.

Grenoble prosecutors have ordered an investigation into what happened, said regional officials.

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