Body of German pilot found in wreck of small plane in South Bohemia

The body of its German pilot was found in the wreck of a small plane near Modrava in South Bohemia at lunchtime on Sunday. German and Czech police had been looking for the aircraft since it went missing on Saturday evening. A Czech police helicopter spotted the plane in a forested area in the Šumava. The pilot, aged 38, had been flying from Passau in Bavaria.