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Mumbai chartered plane crash kills 5

The crash took place near Sarvodaya hospital. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties.

Mumbai chartered plane crash kills 5

Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu expressed shock over the crash incident in Mumbai. "DGCA has been asked to conduct an investigation into the plane crash,” a Civil Aviation ministry spokesperson said. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

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Mumbai chartered plane crash kills 5

Meanwhile, the investigators recovered the black box from the crash site. However, officials said that the bodies were “charred and beyond recognition.”(Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

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Mumbai chartered plane crash kills 5

Five persons were killed in the aircraft crash at a construction site in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. There were four people in the aircraft — two pilots and two aircraft maintenance engineers. A passerby has also been killed making the death count 5. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

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Mumbai chartered plane crash kills 5

Speaking to reporters, a resident in the area, had said: “there is a lot of smoke and no clarity on how many people are inside. The passerby who died when the aircraft crashed was taken away in an ambulance.” (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

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