At least 8 dead in Brazil plane crash

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

At least eight people are dead in the crash of an executive plane in a crowded neighborhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A spokeswoman for the airport authority says the air taxi slammed into two houses shortly after takeoff.

Authorities have not said how many people were aboard the jet, or how many of the dead were in the plane or on the ground.

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the crash.

Dozens of firefighters have been combing through the debris.

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