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Aircraft smashes into car park

A small aircraft has crashed into cars parked at a building next to an airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The US National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating the crash, said the aircraft is a Piper PA-31T Cheyenne.

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Witness: Plane 'instantaneous fireball' on impact

Terry Knowles, who witnessed the plane crash in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, told the Associated Press the aircraft was "an instantaneous fireball" when it hit the ground.

Mr Knowles said:

I was working on a car, and I heard the engine behind me. I turned around and saw the plane coming right over the building in front of me.

It hit the ground and exploded. It was an instantaneous fireball.

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