Cargo Plane Crash Kills Five In Colombia

At least five people have been killed, and another critically injured, after a cargo plane crashed shortly after taking off, in eastern Colombia.

A Colombian cargo plane crashed three minutes after taking off in the east of the country Tuesday evening, killing five crew members and critically injuring another, officials said.

The sole survivor, a flight technician, was in hospital and would be flown to the capital Bogota for treatment, the Colombian civil aviation authority said.

The dead include the pilot, co-pilot, flight engineer and dispatcher, it added.

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