Friday, October 28, 2011

Vancouver International Airport: passenger jet smashes into busy city street and bursts into flames half a mile from airport... and no-one is killed

A small aeroplane 'broke in half' after it crashed on a busy Canadian city street close to an airport.

Miraculously, no-one was killed in the smash close to Vancouver International Airport yesterday afternoon - but all nine people aboard, and a person on the ground, were injured and taken to hospital.

Three people, two of them believed to be crew members, are critically ill.

The Beech King Air 100 partially burst into flames after it landed on a street just 900 metres from the airport. Read More