Five dead in Brazil plane crash

Rio de Janeiro, Jan 21 (IANS) At least five people died when a small plane crashed into a van carrying passengers in Brazil, a media report said.

Police sources said the agricultural aircraft was spraying crops on Wednesday when it went down in the town of Londrina, in the state of Parana, Xinhua news agency reported.

The aircraft began to lose altitude and crashed into a van transporting workers who were working on a nearby highway.

Another five people were injured, of which three sustained serious injuries and were taken to a hospital.

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