An ultralight aircraft crashed today in Ponteventuno, a town in the Municipality of Curtatone Mantova.

The toll is one dead and three injured, one of whom is serious.

The accident happened in the early afternoon about 500 meters from the Ponteventuno airfield. 

According to initial information, the four, two men and two women, residing in the Verona area, had rented the aircraft, a Cessna, at the airfield and were returning.

The aircraft crashed to the ground breaking into several parts while landing.

On the spot, the firefighters of Mantua, the carabinieri of Mantua and Curtatone and the staff of 118. The three wounded were transported to hospital by air ambulance.