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Eight die as Bolivian plane crashes near Brazilian border

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Eight die as Bolivian plane crashes near Brazilian border

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A Bolivian plane has crashed while trying to land during bad weather in the north of the country.

Eight of the eighteen people on board were killed.

The turboprop plane caught fire as it landed in the remote town of Riberalta, near the border with Brazil.

The Bolivian airline Aerocon reported technical problems were to blame.