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Business jet crashes in central France, killing 6

PARIS (AP) — French authorities say a small plane carrying six people has crashed in central France, killing all aboard.

The Socata TBM-700 single engine turboprop business jet crashed around 1030 GMT in Coulanges-la-Vineuse, 10 miles south of Auxerre. The plane had taken off from Annecy and was flying to a small airfield in Toussus-le-Noble, southwest of Paris.

Civil aviation authorities say the victims, all French, have not yet been formally identified. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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