Fri, Mar 20, 2009
Small Plane Impacted Buildings In Heavy Fog
An Ecuadorian military aircraft impacted two buildings in the
capital city of Quito Thursday afternoon, claiming the three people
onboard the plane and at least three people on the ground.
According to CNN, the aircraft -- identified in news reports as
a Beechcraft, believed to be a King Air -- hit two buildings in the
wealthy Guapulo neighborhood in the northern part of the city,
before coming to rest in the backyard of a residential
The occupants of the aircraft were military personnel on a
training exercise. Dense fog was reported at the time of the
"I heard a loud, loud noise," said one witness, who was on his
patio when the plane passed overhead. "I looked up and saw a small
plane, super low, and then I heard a boom and went downstairs to
see what happened."
The accident occurred at approximately 6:30 pm EDT.
Ecuador's Army operates a small fleet of King Air 100 and 200
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