Three dead as trainer plane crashes in Lebanon

A small trainer jet crashed north of Lebanon ‘s capital on Thursday, killing three people, according to a military source, in a rare such mishap in the Mediterranean country.

The pilot, as well as a man and lady with the same surname, were murdered, according to the source.

Images of the wreckage of the small white plane lying amid trees in the heights above the beach town were released on local news sites.

Small planes in Lebanon are generally used for pilot training, or to take people on joyrides in exchange for a substantial fee.

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