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3 killed when small plane crashes at Texas airport

AP  |  Laredo(US) 

Three people have died in the wreckage of a small plane that crashed at International Airport in South after the pilot reported smoke coming from an engine.

The PA-31P had departed the airport this morning and was attempting to return when it crashed in a grassy area about 50 yards from commercial buildings adjacent to the airport grounds.

police says the airport was closed to all commercial and cargo air traffic following the wreck.

The three killed were the only people on board the plane. Their identities have not been released.

Federal Administration records show the is registered to a man in Bruni, a small community east of

Baeza did not know the plane's destination.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 02:15 IST