THE WORLDPOST
07/21/2011 11:38 am ET Updated Sep 20, 2011

Konrad Schmidt, Suicidal Son, Crashes Plane Into Mother's House (VIDEO)

A suicidal Swiss man crashed a light aircraft into his mother's house, in an apparent attempt to kill her.

Konrad Schmidt, 47, had been feuding with his mother since his parents' marriage ended. He is reported to have called her from the cockpit of his plane, to check if she was at home.

Ms. Schmidt survived the attack, as she was in the basement of her home at the time.

Need help? In the U.S., call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.