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US cargo plane crashes in Dubai

09-04-2010 09:10 BJT

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A UPS cargo plane has crashed in an unpopulated area between two highways in Dubai of the United Arab Emirates. The crash killed the two pilots on board.

The Boeing 747-400 operated by the US logistics company, UPS, crashed shortly after takeoff into a military compound near the airport. The aircraft caught fire, hitting a covered parking lot, and then crashing.

There were no injuries on the ground. The United Arab Emirates civil aviation authority said the bodies of the two crew members were recovered.

Boeing said on its website it would send a team to provide technical support to the investigation upon invitation from the authorities.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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