Alabama Plane Crash Kills Family of Seven

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 11:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A small plane crashed late Saturday night in the U.S. state of Alabama after one of the plane's two engines failed, killing all seven onboard.

The local coroner said the deceased include the mother, father and five children. The father of the children was piloting the aircraft.

The private plane crash occurred near the Demopolis, Alabama Municipal Airport.

The family was travelling between the U.S. state of Missouri and their home state of Florida.

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.