Two believed dead after small plane crash in mountains

The plane was on its way from Oslo's main airport to Tromso in Norway, according to Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet.

Two believed dead after small plane crash in Swedish mountains

Swedish rescue teams were working to recover the bodies of two people presumed dead after a plane carrying mail crashed in northern Sweden early on Friday, officials said.

The plane, a model Canadair CRJ-200, sent out a mayday and was later spotted on the ground by a Norwegian F16 plane.

A spokesman told Swedish radio that police were seeking to reach the crash site between the north-western part of Lake Akkajaure and the Norwegian border, adding the area has no roads and the weather was very cold.

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