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Police: Small plane crashes in Switzerland

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • It was attempting to land and struck a power line
  • The number of people on board is not immediately known

(CNN) -- A small plane crashed Sunday near Bever, Switzerland, and burst into flames, district police said.

There were no immediate indications of how many people were on board and whether there were any fatalities. All available rescue personnel has been sent to the scene, according to the Graubuenden district police.

The plane was attempting to land and hit a power line, said district police spokesman Sandro Pensa. It then crashed into a generator station, he said.

Bever is about 64 kilometers (39 miles) south of Davos, Switzerland, near the Italian border.

CNN's Stefan Simons contributed to this report.