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Brazil presidential candidate Campos dies in air crash

The Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, 49, has died in a plane crash, party members and local officials say.

The plane carrying Mr Campos came down in bad weather in a residential area of the port city of Santos, in Sao Paulo state.

Local reports say four other passengers and the two pilots were also killed.

Julia Carneiro reports.

  • 13 Aug 2014
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