Fatal plane crash near Amsterdam

At least nine people were killed

At least nine people are dead after a Turkish Airlines plane crashed near Amsterdam today. The plane ploughed into a muddy field and broke into three pieces on impact. It is believed the plane was carrying 135 passengers and crew. At least 50 were injured, but many were able to wall away from the wreckage unaided. The cause of the crash is not yet known. Passengers said the plane lost height suddenly as it came in to land.