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GloboNews: Brazil presidential candidate Campos killed in plane crash

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 00:49

Brazilian media reports a plane crash in the southern Brazilian city of Santos has killed presidential candidate Eduardo Campos. Nathan Frandino reports.

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Brazilian media reports that presidential candidate Eduardo Campos of the Brazilian Socialist Party has died in a plane crash. TV channel GloboNews says he was among seven people on board the private plane when it crashed in Santos, Brazil. Smoke billowed from the crash site in a residential area as investigators cleared the area. Five people were rushed to a local hospital, but their names and conditions were not released. The jet was preparing to land when it crashed. 49-year-old Campos was running third in opinion polls, with the presidential campaign beginning to gain momentum. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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GloboNews: Brazil presidential candidate Campos killed in plane crash

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 00:49