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Ghanaian Cargo Jet Crashes in Canada, Seven Dead

A Ghanaian-registered Boeing 747 cargo jet crashed and burned on take off from Halifax airport in eastern Canada on Thursday, killing all seven crew on board, police said. The MK Airlines jet was taking off for Spain with a cargo of seafood at 3:55 a.m. when it ran into trouble. The tail section broke off near the end of the runway before the rest of the plane smashed into a nearby rock quarry. Television images showed firefighters working amid the plane’s charred and twisted fuselage. “We have recovered some of the remains at the scene…. we can confirm that all seven who were on board have passed away,” police spokesman Joe Taplin told reporters in Halifax. Full Story

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