A plane caught fire at an airfield in Worms. A man died in the plane crash.

One person died when a small plane crashed at an airfield in Worms. After the accident on Thursday afternoon, the plane went up in flames, the police said. According to officials, the accident happened at an airfield.

Worms: The cause of the accident is not clear

Accordingly, the machine went up in flames after the crash. The two-seater Ikarus C42 aircraft caught fire in the crash and was almost completely destroyed, it said. Besides the man from Kirchheimbolanden, there were no other people on board.

As the officials in Mainz announced, emergency services from the fire brigade and police were on site. The fire was extinguished by the emergency services and the scene of the accident was cordoned off. The cause of the crash is still unclear. The investigations were started by the Worms criminal police and the Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation in Braunschweig. The wreckage was confiscated by the public prosecutor’s office in Mainz for further investigation.