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Brazilian presidential candidate dies in small plane crash

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(CNN) -- Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was among those killed Wednesday morning in the crash of a small plane in Santos, Brazil, the country's state news outlet Agencia Brasil reported. The exact number of people killed in the crash wasn't immediately known, but there were no survivors, Agencia Brasil reported, citing officials from Campos' Brazilian Socialist Party. (www.cnn.com) More...

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KevinBrown
Kevin Brown 2
A video clip showing the jet aborting its landing just prior to the crash

https://vine.co/v/MYHaVlDlQjA
wingnut016
wingnut016 2
This video is not a CE560XL, looks to me like a Challenger 601/604/605.... Not too mention is 3-4k ft down the runway already still playing for a landing...!
bentwing60
bentwing60 2
If the Brazilian accident airplane truly was a 560XL, then this video clip is not of the accident airplane. While I haven't quite figured out what the video subject airplane is, it clearly is not a C560XL.
TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 1
Also, while the video shows strong crosswinds, it was supposedly raining heavily at the time of the crash, and there is no evidence of that in the video.
mikeoxlong
mike oxlong 1
look like a challenger.
bentwing60
bentwing60 1
That was my first thought but the more I look the more I think it's a small G something. 200 or whatever.
bizjets101
biz jets 1
First fatal crash of a Citation Excel - out of a world fleet of 870 aircraft, first delivered in mid 1996. Today's crash was PR-AFA a XLS+ . https://twitter.com/bizjet101/status/499694585837146112/photo/1
chriswclrk
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Brazilian Presidential Candidate Killed in Jet Crash


Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was among those killed Wednesday morning in the crash of a Cessna Citation XL in Santos, Brazil, according to CNN. The exact number of people killed in the crash wasn't immediately known, but there were no survivors, Agencia Brasil reported, citing officials from Campos' Brazilian Socialist Party. Campos, 49, was most recently the governor of Pernambuco state, and was a federal lawmaker from 1998 to 2003. The political figure, who was running in his first presidential election, was among the serious contenders, steady in third place in the polls.



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