Plane crashes into market in Bolivia, four dead

Police in Bolivia say a small plane crashed into a market in a town in the country's north, killing all four people in the aircraft and injuring three vendors on the ground.

The Cessna 206 smashed down near the entrance to the market in Santana de Yacuma, a town about 500 kilometres north of La Paz.

Representational image of Cessna plane. AP

Representational image of Cessna plane. AP

Regional police commander Mauricio Miranda told the state news agency ABI that the plane was destroyed and all four occupants died. He said three women selling items in the market suffered injuries.

Miranda said the cause of the accident is under investigation. The plane was flying from Santana de Yacuma to Trinidad, which is the capital of the Beni region.

AP


Updated Date: Mar 14, 2016 08:06 AM

Also Watch

Watch: Firstpost test rides the new Thunderbird 500X in Goa and walks you through the Royal Enfield Garage Cafe
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Varun Dhawan on Shoojit Sircar's October, 5-star reviews and working with Anushka Sharma in Sui Dhaaga
  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 Ambedkar Jayanti: Re-visiting Babasaheb's ideals exposes fake Dalit politics of Rahul Gandhi and Congress
  • Monday, April 9, 2018 48 hours with Huawei P20 Pro: Triple camera offering is set to redefine smartphone imaging
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interview: Sports can't be anyone's fiefdom, we need an ecosystem to nurture raw talent

Also See