On 28 December, a small aircraft carrying six passengers departed Lafayette Regional Airport (Louisiana, United States) but crash landed about 2.3 miles from its airport of departure. Five passengers didn’t survive the crash.
Just after take-off, the small aircraft attempted an emergency landing and landed near Walmart and a U.S. post office parking lot and skidded into a field.
BREAKING: A small plane has crash landed in Lafayette, Louisiana, 2.3 miles from the airport. There are several fatalities. 2 people were transported from the scene with serious burns.
The plane landed in a post office parking lot & skidded into a field, after crashing into a car pic.twitter.com/KoQxc6Dxe4
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) December 28, 2019