Two killed in US cargo plane crash in Colombia

July 7th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS  

Bogota, July 7 (Xinhua) At least two people were killed Monday after a US cargo plane crashed into a house shortly after take-off in Colombia, a media report. The Boeing-747 cargo plane crashed at 0850 GMT near the town of Madrid, a few minutes after taking off from Bogota. The plane was on its way to Miami.

Two people in the house were killed.

The eight crewmembers survived the accident and were rushed to a hospital.

The cause for the crash is not yet known.

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