Three people killed in Antigua plane crash: Airline



St John's (Antigua): A tiny Caribbean airline says three people have died in the crash of a twin engine plane at Antigua's airport.

FlyMontserrat CEO Nigel Harris says two passengers and pilot Jason Forbes were killed in yesterday afternoon crash at V.C. Bird International Airport in Antigua. He says one passenger has been critically injured.

The nine seat Britten Norman Islander plane with four people aboard was headed from Antigua to Montserrat when it slammed into the ground off a rain slicked runway seconds after takeoff.

Stanley Smith is the head of the Antigua & Barbuda Airport Authority. He said Monday they will only release the identities of the passengers after relatives are contacted.

PTI