Surveillance video captures plane crash that killed Brazilian presidential hopeful
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 00:44
Brazilian broadcasters air security camera footage of plane crash that killed presidential candidate Eduardo Campos. Gavino Garay reports.
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Surveillance video captures the moment a plane carrying prominent Brazilian presidential hopeful Eduardo Campos crashes and bursts into flames.
The plane carrying Campos and his entourage crashed on August 13.
All seven people on board were killed.
Campos, the Brazilian Socialist Party leader, was running third in the polls as Brazil's presidential campaign was beginning to gain momentum.
His death prompted Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to cancel her campaign for three days to mourn his death.
Tens of thousands turned out for his funeral in the city of Recife.
Officials blame the crash on poor weather, although the plane had electrical problems in the past.
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