The scene of the plane crash
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Cork plane crash: Aircraft burst into flames on the runway

Six people have been killed and 6 others have been injured after a commuter plane crashed as it tried to land at Cork airport in Ireland this morning.

The small aircraft with 12 passengers and crew on board was en route from Belfast City Airport.

The plane was making its third attempt to land in foggy conditions when it crashed.

The BBC's Daniel Boettcher reports.

  • 10 Feb 2011
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