Four killed in Colombia plane crash
on 05/10/2013 20:11:52
Gabriel Jose Olivares, Mayor of Acandi in Choco department, said farmers first reported the accident which happened at about 1am local time.
There was no immediate information on a possible cause.
In a statement confirming the four deaths, the army said two other people on board the aircraft were injured and taken to hospital for treatment.
Cesar Hernandez, disaster response director in neighbouring Antioquia department, said he had received reports that five people on the plane were American and the sixth was Panamanian.
Civil aviation officials said they had no information about the plane because it was not a civilian aircraft.
US Embassy officials were not immediately available for comment.