Newsletter Subscription

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

Three feared dead in Florida plane crash: report

Three people were feared dead Friday after a small plane crashed shortly after taking off from Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida, local media reported.

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that a Piper PA-31 aircraft slammed into a warehouse area just after leaving the airport around 4:20 pm (2020 GMT).

The identities and numbers of passengers on board the twin engine plane were not immediately available.

However, CNN affiliate WPLG Local 10 television cited Fort Lauderdale city officials as saying that three people were believed to be onboard the plane, and were presumed dead.

Television footage of the aftermath of the crash indicated the plane had ploughed into a parking lot, triggering an inferno.

The gutted wreckage of several burned vehicles could be seen as firefighters extinguished the flames.

by Rupam Jain Nair © 2013 AFP

Source : AFP

Published on ASDNews: Mar 15, 2013


Operating Lease Seminar 2017

Mar 20 - 22, 2017 - Barcelona, Spain

Register More info

Process Excellence in VA Conference

Dec 5 - 7, 2016 - Arlington, United States

Register More info

© 2004-2016 • ASDNews • be the first to know • contact usterms & conditionsprivacy policyadvertisingfaqs