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Fly Montserrat Airplane Crash in Antigua reported

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image PLANE CRASH VICTIMS: (L-R) Captain Jason Forbes, Annya Duncan and Sandrama Poligadu (Photo courtesy Antigua Observer Media Group)

Reports indicate that on Sunday October 7th at 4pm, a Fly Montserrat Britten-Norman Islander BN2 airplane crashed on takeoff from V.C. Bird International Airport,in Antigua.

Available information also indicated that the pilot and one passenger were confirmed dead. Two other passengers are reported to be in a critical condition.

The aircraft was headed to Montserrat when the crash occurred.  Information as to the cause of the crash has not yet been obtained.