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Six killed in Manx 2 plane crash

Thu, 10 Feb 2011

The Manx2 aircraft overturned on runway - Pic Sky/Vincent Foely
The Manx2 aircraft overturned on runway - Pic Sky/Vincent Foely

Six peopl have died and a further six are injured after a Manx2 plane crashed in Ireland this morning.

The Metro Liner was en route from Belfast City Airport to Cork, and was carrying ten passengers and two crew.

The weather at Cork resulted in two failed attempts to land the plane. On the third attempt the crash happened.

The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating and emergency services are at the scene.

Local radio reporter Fiona Donnelly is at the scene [play clip]

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