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Plane crash in Nigeria kills sixteen


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Plane crash in Nigeria kills sixteen

At least sixteen people have died in a plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria, after a small chartered plane carrying 27 passengers and crew came down shortly after takeoff.

Initial reports were that those on board included the family of a state governor who were escorting his coffin home for burial.

Eyewitnesses said the plane was struggling to gain height when it crashed.

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