A German light plane, carrying five people, has crashed in Switzerland. It is not yet known if there were any survivors.This content was published on August 22, 2000 - 08:07
A spokesman for the Swiss civil aviation authorities said the plane came down in the Alps in canton Glarus late on Monday.
A search operation, which was hindered by bad weather on Monday, resumed early on Tuesday. Helicopters are helping in the operation.
The plane - a Cessna 340 - was flying from the Italian coastal region of Liguria to the German city of Stuttgart.
The identity of those on board has not been disclosed.
swissinfo with agencies
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