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Plane Crashes In Amazon Town, Seven Dead

February 28, 1985

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) _ A single-engine plane slammed into a hillside Wednesday shortly after taking off from a small town in the Amazon region, killing all seven people on board, police said.

The plane apparently lost power shortly after taking off from a small landing strip in Redencao, 2,130 miles north of Rio de Janeiro, police Sgt. Edivaldo de Mattos Neto said.

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