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Plane crashes in Venezuela


CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- A Venezuelan official says a plane has crashed with 47 people on board shortly after takeoff, and it is unclear how many were hurt or killed.

Transportation Minister Francisco Garces tells state television a state airline Conviasa plane with 47 people aboard crashed near the eastern city of Puerto Ordaz on Monday.

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