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FIFA accused Alejandro Burzaco pleads not guilty

Argentinian businessman Alejandro Burzaco pleaded not guilty to the charges Credit: Interpol

Argentinian businessman Alejandro Burzaco, one of 14 people indicted in a corruption case involving FIFA, has pleaded not guilty.

The former chairman of an Argentina-based sports marketing business entered his plea in a US federal court in Brooklyn today.

The 51-year-old former general manager and chairman of Torneos y Competencias SA, was extradited to the United States from Italy last month.


Migrants not deterred from UK by Calais fencing

Prime Minister David Cameron pledged today to work with French authorities to tackle the growing migrant crisis in Calais and sent extra sniffer dogs and fencing.

But in 'The Jungle', the squalid camp where the migrants live, there was no feeling that the fence would deter them from trying to get to the UK.

Iraqi migrant Haider Jasim has family in the UK and he had just come back from trying to get on a lorry to England with two young children.

"My family is over there, my wife and my daughter is over there," he told ITV News Correspondent Emma Murphy.

"Every day, I try, I don't stop because I need to go to my family."

Pilot and three passengers confirmed dead in jet crash

Four people - the pilot and three passengers - died when a private jet crash-landed into a car auction site and burst into flames at Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire this afternoon, Hampshire Police has confirmed.

We can confirm that there were four people on board, including the pilot.

Sadly, there were no survivors. No one on the ground has been injured and we would urge anyone with any information, including pictures or videos, to contact 101.

– Acting chief inspector Olga Venner

Acting chief inspector Venner said police have launched a joint investigation with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.

The airfield has been closed, police confirmed.


Crash jet was Saudi registered private aircraft

The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation has confirmed that the private jet involved in the crash was registered there.

Sources told the Press Association the jet had flown from Milan in Italy and was attempting to land at Blackbushe Airport.

Crash plane is 'most delivered business jet in the world'

A Phenom 300 Jet, which the airport said was involved in the crash. Credit:

The type of aircraft believed to have been involved in a crash near Blackbushe Airport has been the most popular business jet in the world for the past two years.

Developed by Brazilian manufacturer Embraer, there were 250 Phenom 300 jets in use around the world in March this year.

Described as a "truly revolutionary aircraft", 73 were delivered in 2014, making it the most delivered business jet in the world for the second year running, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association

The Phenom 300 can reached speeds of more than 500mph and hold six passengers.

According to the Aviation Safety Network this is the first fatal accident involving the aircraft.

The Phenom 300 can reached speeds of more than 500mph and hold six passengers. Credit:

Crash eyewitness heard "massive" bang and explosion

The plane involved was believed to be a Phenom 300 jet with four people onboard. Credit: ITV News

One eyewitness to the plane crash at Blackbushe said he heard a "massive crunch and bang" before there was a big explosion at the site.

James Sear, who was around 300 yards away when the crash happened, told ITV News: "We saw a big explosion and big plumes of smoke.

"You couldn't see much, the smoke was so thick.

"It was just a massive great fire in the middle of the car auction and you could see a mark where the plane had come through from the Blackbushe runway."

The plane involved was believed to be a Phenom 300 jet with four people onboard.

It was trying to land, shortly after take-off, when it crashed and burst into flames.

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