Update March 20, 2016

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Brazil plane crash kills 7, incl ex-Vale CEO

Sumel Sarker

Brazil Plane Crash

Brazil plane crash kills 7, incl ex-Vale CEO

20 March 2016, Nirapad News: A small plane has crashed in northern Sao Paulo, killing seven people including the former chief executive officer of Brazilian mining giant Vale and his family.

The website of Brazil’s leading O Globo news network said a pilot and six passengers, including ex-Vale CEO Roger Agnelli, his wife and two children, were on board the plane when it crashed Saturday. All seven people died.

O Globo, citing city and fire officials, reported that the plane had just taken off from an airport in northern Sao Paulo when it crashed on a house. One person on the ground was injured. No cause has been given for the accident.

The 56-year-old Agnelli headed Vale for a decade ending in 2011.

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