Four Germans among victims of mid-air collision in Italian Alps

“We can’t reveal the names because some of the families still don’t know,” one official at the joint office of Alpine rescue and police in Entreves, in the Aosta Valley, told Reuters. The two survivors were a Frenchman and a German, the official said. The two aircraft collided in mid-air above the Rutor glacier in the Aosta Valley, some 80 km (50 miles) northwest of the city of Turin on Friday afternoon. The Italian rescue workers had found five of the victims and the two survivors on Friday. Two more bodies were discovered in the snow some distance from the wreckage of the two aircraft on Saturday.

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