Horror! Tourist Plane And Helicopter Collide In The Air... Passengers Feared Dead

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As many as four people have been reported dead after a aircraft and a helicopter crashed carrying tourists over the Alps, Daily Star UK reports.

Las Stampa newspaper said a tourist plane was involved in the crash on the Rutor glacier in Italy at around 8,200ft above sea level in northern Italy. 

Another two people were injured and the mountain rescue is on the scene.

Helicopters have been sent from Ivrea, Turin and Borgo Sesia.

Mountain rescue officials confirmed it was a crash between a "helicopter and a touring airplane".

Six hospital intensive care wards have been put on standby to receive paitents from the crash.

The huge Rutor glacier lies on the slopes of the Rutor-Léchaud Group which lies between the Mount Blanc and the Vanoise massif mountain range.



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