More Than a Dozen Die in Plane Crash in Nigeria

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Fifteen people were killed when an Embraer passenger plane crashed shortly after take-off just outside Lagos airport's domestic terminal on Thursday, Nigerian authorities said. Airports Authority general manager Yakubu Dati told a news conference the plane was an Embraer 120, a Brazilian make. The Associated Airlines plane was flying from Nigeria's commercial capital to Akure, a southwestern town about 140 miles (225 km) away.