A medical evacuation plane explodes killing eight people

A medical evacuation plane exploded in a ball of flames during takeoff in the Philippine capital on Sunday (March 29), killing all eight passengers and crew on board, officials said.

 

The Lion Air plane was bound from Manila to Haneda, Japan, and burst into flames at the end of the runway at around 8 p.m. (1200 GMT), Manila's main airport said.

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