Friday, 10 August 2007

Aircraft crashes into lagoon with 20 on board

Twelve lives have been taken following an Air Moorea aircraft crash whilst taking off from the French island of Moorea on its way to Tahiti.

An official said: "Twelve corpses have been recovered, operations are continuing,"

Similar to the Kenyan plane crash this airline plunged into a lagoon with 20 people onboard the Twin Otter Turbopop.

The cause of the accident isn’t immediately clear. The nationality of those killed hasn’t been released and there is no word of survivors as yet.

A police spokesman said: "The investigation is underway there now and police are still combing the area.”

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