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Lyon - A small passenger jet crashed in a residential area in the French Alps shortly after takeoff on Monday, killing two people on board and severely injuring a young girl passenger, a local official said.
Firefighters found the girl in the wreckage, alive but suffering from multiple fractures. No one was reported injured on the ground.
The aircraft, a PRM1 twin-engined corporate jet, started having difficulty shortly after taking off from a small airport in the eastern town of Annemasse, about 5km from Geneva, said officials.
“It hit the roof of a first house before it crashed in the yard of a neighbouring house,” state official Pierre Molager told Reuters. - Reuters