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Four dead in Italian transport plane crash: Report

Last Updated: Monday, November 23, 2009 - 20:15

Rome: A military C-130 Hercules transport plane crashed on take-off near Pisa in northwest Italy on Monday, killing at least four people, a news agency reported.

The Italian air force press service said the aircraft hit the ground almost immediately after take-off and caught fire. There were five people aboard but there were no reports of casualties, it added.

Firemen were still tackling the blaze, the air force said.
Bureau Report

First Published: Monday, November 23, 2009 - 20:15
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