Two dead in Brazil plane crash

Two people were killed when a single-engined plane crashed Saturday in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba, media reports said.

AFP| Last Updated: Aug 31, 2014, 05:42 AM IST

Curitiba: Two people were killed when a single-engined plane crashed Saturday in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba, media reports said.

Four people were aboard the Cessna 177 headed for the ciy of Londrina, some 400 kilometers (250 miles) to the northwest, when it crashed in a residential area after developing engine problems, the reports cited an air traffic control official as saying.

One passenger was taken to hospital after suffering serious burns while the remaining person on board was described as only slightly hurt.