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Plane crashes in Amazon rain forest, carries no survivors

A small plane that was carrying passengers crashed in the Amazon rain forest while trying to land during a heavy rainstorm.

The plane had left Manaus, the capital of Amazonas state in Brazil, and was attempting to land in Barcelos when it had an accident and crashed on Saturday.

All 14 people who were on the plane died. It is thought that the people on the plane were Brazilian tourists going to fish.

The Globo TV network shared a video showing a plane on a dirty road surrounded by plants.
Some people are standing close by with umbrellas.

The governor of the Amazonas state, Wilson Lima, expressed his sadness for the loss of 12 passengers and two crew members who died in a plane crash in Barcelos on Saturday.

The Brazilian air force mentioned that they have sent a team from Manaus to gather information and keep any evidence that can help with the investigation of the crash.

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