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    The aircraft reportedly had six people on board. One person sustained severe burns while a bystander was injured in the accident.

    At least five people were killed when a twin-engine aircraft crashed in Louisiana on Saturday, local media reported.

    The plane crashed in an open field not far away from Lafayette Regional Airport near a post office and Walmart on Feu Follet Road in Lafayette.

    ​A local police officer told CNN that the aircraft did not hit any buildings. In the meantime, Lafayette News reported, citing an eyewitness, that the plane had hit a car with a person inside it.

    According to the media outlet, two people were taken to hospital, one of whom was a passenger from the plane, while the other was a bystander.

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