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22 Killed in Ecuador Plane Crash
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22 Killed in Ecuador Plane Crash

An army plane with 22 people on board has crashed in Ecuador’s Amazon region. “There are no survivors. Our embrace of solidarity to the families and the armed forces. It is a tragedy,” President Rafael Correa said on Twitter (in Spanish). Nineteen of the people on board were Ecuadoran soldiers travelling for a parachuting exercise, BBC reported. The cause of the accident is unknown. There were also two pilots and one mechanic on board, EFE news agency reported.

 

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