Repatriation of the Dutch and Belgian dead from the bus crash in a Swiss tunnel began on Friday morning.
The crash on Tuesday night killed 28 people, among them 22 children, including six Dutch children living in Belgium. Three other Dutch children are among the 24 injured.
There was a short service at the airport before Belgian military planes began flying the dead home, say press reports.
Friday is a national day of mourning in Belgium. In the Netherlands, flags on government buildings are flying at half mast.
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