US plane crash kills 10

August 24th, 2008 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS  

Los Angeles, Aug 24 (Xinhua) At least 10 people were killed when the plane in which they were travelling crashed near the Arches National Park in the US state of Utah, officials said Saturday.Rescue officials rushed to the crash site but no survivors were found, Grand County Sheriff James Nyland said.

The twin-engine plane crashed and burst into flames shortly after take off from the Canyonlands Field airport late Friday, Nyland said.

The victims included the pilot and the staff of a dermatology clinic headquartered in the Cedar City of Utah. The cause of the crash is being investigated, he said.

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