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Chile Plane Crash Killed All 21 Onboard, Defense Minister Says

September 03, 2011

Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) -- All 21 people on board a Chilean military plane that crashed off an island in the South Pacific Ocean were killed, Defense Minister Andres Allamand said. The minister, who flew over the crash site, said all onboard were killed instantly. The plane was carrying businessmen, troops and journalists when it crashed yesterday.

To contact the reporter on this story: Alexander Emery in Lima at aemery1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Paul Tighe at ptighe@bloomberg.net


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