10 killed in Texas plane crash


A small aircraft has crashed into a hangar at an airport in Texas, United States, killing all 10 people on board.

The plane, a twin-engine Beechcraft BE-350 King Air, crashed shortly after take-off at Addison Airport.

A local fire department official said it veered into the hangar before bursting into flames.

According to Bruce Landsberg, Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), it was heading from Addison, a suburb of Dallas, to St Petersburg, Florida and was carrying two flight crew and eight passengers.

Landsberg added that that the plane had recently changed owners and its tail number was not immediately available.

The identities of those killed were not immediately released.

Investigating is currently ongoing.


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