A light aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from Malta on Monday, killing at least five people on board in the island nation’s worst peacetime air accident, airport sources and witnesses said.

Airport officials initially said the plane was believed to be carrying officials from EU border agency Frontex. The organization put out a statement saying it had not deployed the plane, but stopped short of saying whether its staff were on board.
The crash happened at about 0530 GMT as the plane was heading for Misrata in Libya, airport officials told Reuters……..See More


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