US military plane crashes during take off
A US military tanker aircraft crashed and burst into flames as it took off from Point Mugu Naval Air Station in southern California.
A spokeswoman from the base said three people had been injured in the crash, about 40 miles (64 kilometres) north-west of Los Angeles.
Aerial pictures show the tail section broken away from the body of the aircraft, while firefighters try to put out the flames.
19 May 2011
- From the section US & Canada