>> All 20 people onboard a small vintage plane have died after it crashed in the Swiss Alps. That's according to police who say the plane went down on the west side of the Piz Segnas mountain shortly before 5 PM on Saturday. The deceased were a family of 3 Austrians and 17 Swiss, including the 3 member crew.
They were flying in a Ju-52 plane, built in the 1930s as a military aircraft and later used to operate scenic and charter flights. The Swiss Transport Safety Investigation Board said the aircraft had hit the ground nearly vertically, and at high speed. It also happened just a few hours after a family of four was killed in a separate crash further west in the Alps.
An investigation into the cause will take several days, but is likely to be complicated as the Ju-52 did not have a black box flight recorder.