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    The Colombian Ministry of Health and Social Protection said that the number of people who died in a light aircraft crash in the Colombian capital of Bogota has risen to six.

    MEXICO (Sputnik) — The number of people who died in a light aircraft crash in the Colombian capital of Bogota has risen to six, the Colombian Ministry of Health and Social Protection said Tuesday.

    On Sunday, the Beechcraft 60 Duke twin-engine light plane crashed into a bakery in western Bogota injuring some 15 people.

    A woman died of severe burns that covered 90 percent of the body, the ministry said.

    Four adults and one child remain in critical condition after the crash.

    The incident occurred as a result of engine malfunction.


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