Five Killed in Colombia Plane Crash

Bogota, Five people were killed and one was injured in a plane crash today in eastern Colombia on the border with Venezuela, the civil aviation authority said.

The cargo plane en route from Puerto Carreno to Bogota crashed minutes after taking off from German Olano airport which serves the capital of Vichada department.

A technician survived the crash but sustained serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital, according to an aviation authority statement. He is expected to be transferred to Bogota for further treatment.

An investigation was launched to determine the cause of the crash.

Source: Qatar News Agency