Light aircraft crashes in London residential area

March 30th, 2008 - 11:57 pm ICT by admin  

London, March 30 (DPA) A light aircraft believed to be carrying five or more people crashed in a residential area of south London Sunday, witnesses reported. The plane exploded as it crashed into a suburban residential district, striking two houses and setting them on fire, the witnesses said.

Sky News reported the plane was a two-engine Cessna Citation business jet.

British police headquarters Scotland Yard confirmed that a crash had occurred, but did not have any details on possible deaths as a result.

Four ambulances and several fire engines were sent to the scene.

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