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Monday, 19 October 2015
Plane Crash:Five Killed, Several Others Injured in Bogota,Columbia
A Small plane on Sunday,October 18 has reportedly crashed into a residential area of Bogota three minutes after its take-off from El Dorado airport in the Colombian capital,ITV reports.
Authorities say the crash set the bakery on fire, resulting in the death of the pilot and his three passengers.Officials also said that one person was killed inside the bakery and seven others suffered burns, including a 12-year-old girl.The injured people were immediately rushed to the hospital, two out of those hospitalised were reported to be in a critical condition.
Aerocivil and fire officials said seven other people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Police confirmed that the plane’s owner, identified as José Alberto Olivares, and its pilot, Juan Pablo Angulo Reyes were among the fatalities.
As of the time of this report, investigators were seen working at the scene to determine the cause of the accident.The plane was reported to have been flying to the town of Guaymaral, 12 miles from Bogota.More photos below..