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Plane crash in Lidl supermarket Portugal has killed five people

Plane crash on top of a lorry in Lidl supermarket Portugal has killed five people.

Five people have died after a Switzerland registered light aircraft crashed into a lorry unloading outside a Lidl supermarket in Portugal. Photos and footage taken by onlookers showed huge plumes of black smoke rising into the air from the scene of the disaster in the Lisbon suburb of Tires.

These five people have all died from the attack, the Swiss pilot, three French passengers on the plane, a Portuguese truck driver and an emergency services operational commander. The plane had just taken off from the Cascais Municipal Aerodome en route to Marseilles, France, when it ‘exploded in mid-air’ and plunged to the ground, according to witnesses.

The plane was said to have just taken off from the Cascais Municipal Aerodome en route to Marseilles, France, when it ‘exploded in mid-air’ and plunged to the ground.

The light aircraft is said to have crashed into a lorry which was unloading in the Lidl supermarket car park, setting several other vehicles on fire.

The truck driver was offloading his cargo at the supermarket’s rear cargo bay, around 2km from the runway, when his vehicle was set alight.

Some people who shopping inside the supermarket were injured and treated of shock and smoke inhalation.

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