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Cargo plane crashes during take-off at Brussels airport

Latest update : 2008-05-26

A cargo Boeing 747 crashed just after take-off, but no injuries have been reported so far.

An American-owned Boeing 747 cargo plane crashed as it took off at Brussels airport on Sunday but no injuries were reported, an airport spokeswoman told AFP.
  
Firefighters quoted by Belga news agency said the jumbo jet broke in two after the crash and an emergency plan had been set in operation.
  
The jet belonged to Kalita Air and had five people on board, airport spokeswoman Tru Lefevere said.

Date created : 2008-05-25

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