Small plane crash-lands in Lagos

2013-10-03 12:21
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Lagos plane crash

See pictures of the Nigerian plane crash shortly after takeoff from Lagos. At least nine of the 27 people on board were killed in the crash-landing near an airport fuel depot.

Lagos - A small passenger plane crash landed in Lagos airport's domestic terminal on Thursday, a witness said.

He did not know the type of plane involved but said it was not a large jet.

"There's a lot of smoke coming from the runway, but we can't get access to it. There are fire-fighters rushing to the scene," Rasaki Rhakod, who runs a car service around the airport, told Reuters by telephone.

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