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Manx 2 aircraft crashes in Cork - Fatalities reported

Thu, 10 Feb 2011

Three people are reported dead after a Manx2 aircraft crashed on landing in Ireland.

The aircraft had been travelling between Belfast and Cork.

The incident happened just before 10 this morning.

Cork Airport is closed

Emergency services are at the scene.

The IAA said there were 10 passengers and two crew onboard the plane.

The flight left George Best Belfast City Airport at 0812 GMT.

The IAA said the aircraft had caught fire and debris had been scattered over a wide area.

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