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Small plane crashes in Louisiana

Posted at 10:37 AM, Dec 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-28 12:37:16-05

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A fire official in Louisiana says five people are dead after a small plane crashed in the city of Lafayette.

Lafayette Fire Chief Robert Benoit tells KLFY-TV that five fatalities were found at the scene.

He said the aircraft was an eight-passenger plane.

Acadian Ambulance said via Twitter that it responded to the scene of a "crash of a small civilian airplane" in Lafayette and transported two patients to a local hospital.