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Light plane crashes in Finland, pilot dead

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-08-02 21:13

HELSINKI -- A light aircraft crashed in sea in south Finland Saturday, leaving the pilot dead, local media reported.

Soon after the accident was reported around lunch time, divers freed the pilot from the partly submerged plane, but they were unable to revive the pilot, according to media reports.

There was no passenger on board.

The ill-fated plane was flying from Tampere to the capital region when it crashed, rescuers said. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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