Plane crash in Beligium kills 11

The plane crashed and came down ten minutes after take-off near the near the village of Marchovelette, in south-east Belgium.

Plane crash in Beligium kills 11

World Bulletin/News Desk

A small tourist plane carrying parachutists crashed in Belgium on Saturday, killing 11 people aboard.

The plane crashed and came down ten minutes after take-off near the village of Marchovelette, 75 kilometers from south-east Belgium.

Mayor of the nearby town of Fernelmont, Jean-Claude Nihoul said 10 parachutists and one pilot were killed in the plane crash.

Eyewitnesses said the plane lost a wing and hit the ground.

Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo said he shared the sorrow with the families of the victims.

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