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All Academy Planes to be Inspected

In the wake of the fatal air plane crash in Reykjanes Thursday, where two flight instructors died, all airplanes of the Icelandic Flight Academy will be inspected before being used again, according to Vísir.

A statement from the Flight Academy explains the decision was made as a cautionary measure, even though no information is yet available regarding the cause of the accident. The inspection will be done by a third party.

“Although no request was made by authorities or by the planes’ manufacturer, school authorities, along with the school’s technical director, have decided that all planes owned by the Icelandic Flight Academy be carefully inspected before being flown again,” the statement reads.

The men who died in the plane crash were Hjalti Már Baldursson and Haukur Freyr Agnarsson. Hjalti Már lived in Hafnarfjörður. He is survived by his wife and two children. Haukur Freyr lived in Garðabær.

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