Sao Paulo: Brazil`s Air Force says one of
its planes crashed in the country`s southeast, killing all
eight people aboard.
An Air Force statement says the single-engine Cessna
Grand Caravan C-98A crashed yesterday afternoon near the city
of Bom Jardim da Serra in the state of Santa Catarina.
The statement says the Air Force is investigating the
cause of the crash.
Lt. Col. Altair Rodrigues, a spokesman for the Santa
Catarina fire department, says the plane burst into flames
after crashing in a deserted rural area.