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Four killed when jet crashes, erupts in flames in western Germany

Jan. 12, 2014 at 1:14 PM

TRIER, Germany, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- All four people aboard a corporate jet died Sunday when the plane crashed in western Germany, police said.

The plane burst into flames after crashing near the town of Trier, CNN reported.

Authorities said they are investigating the cause of the crash.

Local fire officials said that the plane hit a power pole due to foggy weather.

The jet had come from England and was flying to Fohren, Germany, and the four victims were German nationals, CNN said.

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