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Brazil plane crash: Three dead as aircraft slams into cars in residential street – World News

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Three people are dead after a plane crashed into cars shortly after take-off and set off explosions and an inferno in the street.

Photos and videos show twisted wreckage and several cars on fire as smoke billowed from a neighbourhood in Belo Horizonte in south-eastern Brazil.

Local reports said the small plane crashed shortly after taking off from Carlos Prates Airport – the second time in seven months an aircraft has crashed on the same street.

Monday morning’s air disaster in the city’s Caicaras district also left at least three people injured, according to rescuers.

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Several cars were on fire after the plane landed in a residential street

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Firefighters raced to the scene to extinguish the blaze.

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What appeared to be a red and white parachute lay nearby.

Firefighters told local media that the plane had crashed into several cars at an intersection.

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Several cars were on fire after the plane crashed into a street

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In April, a pilot was killed when a small plane crashed into the same street.

Residents have raised fears about living under the flight path.

Belo Horizonte is about 250 miles north of Rio de Janeiro and the sixth-largest city in Brazil.