14 dead in Brazil plane crash

May 24th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI  

Brasilia (Brazil), May 24 (ANI): At least 14 people were killed in a small executive jet crash at a luxury beach resort in northeastern Brazil.

Brazil’s Aeronautics Command and the Legal Medical Institute said there were no survivors in Friday’s crash in the state of Bahia.

According to Agencia Estado, a private news agency, the passengers included US businessman Roger Ian Wright, founder of a Sao Paulo-based investment company, his wife and two children, as well as three crew members.

The Brazilian electric power company Light said an employee, her husband and son also were aboard the plane.

The King Air 350 jet crashed Friday while attempting to land in a heavy storm at an airfield at the Terravista Condominio, Resort and Golf, a private resort complex near the seaside town of Trancoso in Bahia. (ANI)

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