Plane wreckage at Charleroi airport
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Fatal plane crash closes Charleroi airport in Belgium

Five people have been killed in a plane crash at Charleroi airport in Belgium, officials say.

The small Cessna aircraft suffered difficulties on take-off and crashed on the edge of the runway.

Officials said operations had been suspended at the airport, which is a hub for low-cost carriers such as Ryanair.

  • 09 Feb 2013
  • From the section Europe