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Seven dead in Quebec City plane crash

Pilot reported engine difficulties moments before crash


Seven people were killed when a small plane with engine trouble crashed and burned after takeoff early Wednesday at Quebec City’s Jean-Lesage airport. Authorities at the international airport said the pilot contacted the control tower shortly after takeoff at 6 a.m. ET to report engine trouble with the aircraft. The chartered twin-engine Beechcraft King Air plane crashed moments later in a private field about two kilometres northwest of the airport and burst into flames. Five passengers and two crew members on board were killed.


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Seven dead in Quebec City plane crash

  1. There have been many small planes going down lately. Isn't it time for the authorities to investigate and regulate maintenance and inspection of these mode of transportation before something other accidents and death happen?