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Five dead in Lisbon supermarket plane crash

18 April 2017

Five people have been killed after a small plane crashed into a Lidl supermarket auto park near Lisbon in Portugal.

The aircraft fell onto a lorry in the auto park below causing it to catch fire and killing the driver who was unloading goods at the supermarket's rear cargo bay.

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - A small plane crashed Monday beside a supermarket near Lisbon, killing four people on board the aircraft and one on the ground.

Witnesses reported seeing the craft seemingly explode mid-air before going down in the Lidl parking lot where it is said to have landed on a lorry that was unloading supermarket stock.

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It fell onto a lorry in the auto park below, which was delivering produce to the supermarket, killing the driver.

Amateur footage shows the aftermath of the crash, with thick smoke seen billowing from the site.

The Swiss-registered plane crashed shortly after a noon take-off from the small Tires airfield, 12 miles west of Lisbon, emergency services operational commander Miguel Cruz said.

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has reportedly arrived at the scene. Around 50 rescue workers are taking part in the rescue operation.

Five dead in Lisbon supermarket plane crash