US plane crash kills sevenAugust 1st, 2008 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (DPA) Seven passengers died when a light aircraft crashed in the state of Minnesota Thursday, US aviation authorities confirmed. The small plane, operated by the East Coast Jet air taxi service, crashed at the end of a runway while trying to land in the city of Owatonna, said Diane Spitaliere, a spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration.
There were reports of severe weather in the region, Spitaliere said. The plane departed from Atlantic City, New Jersey.