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Manx authorities assist crash investigators and Manx2

Fri, 11 Feb 2011

The scene at Cork Airport yesterday (picture courtesy of Sky News)
The scene at Cork Airport yesterday (picture courtesy of Sky News)

Manx authorities are offering their assistance to Manx2 following the fatal crash in Ireland yesterday.

The Department of Infrastructure and Ronaldsway are working with the airline and officials from the Air Accident Investigation Branch.

Six people died when the Manx2 plane crashed and overturned on the runway at Cork Airport shortly before 10.00 yesterday morning.

One of the passengers who died was a relative of the Irish President Mary McAleese.

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne says thoughts and prayers are with the passengers and crew who were on the plane.

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