VIDEO: A Paraguayan politician and three other people died in a plane crash, the plane crashed during takeoff
Walter Marks, the Paraguayan politician, representative of the Colorado ruling party and three other people died in a plane crash. The plane crashed and caught fire shortly after takeoff about 180 kilometers from Asuncion.
"The plane crashed right after takeoff, about 200 kilometers from the city of Asuncion. "A representative of the ruling Colorado party and three men who were part of his team died in the accident," the police report states.
"I received sad news about the death of our colleague, friend and brother, Walter Harms," Paraguay's Deputy Prime Minister Pedro Aliano wrote on social media.
The video that is circulating shows the wreckage of the aircraft burning in the field where the plane crashed.
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According to initial data, the plane hit a tree during takeoff, which led to a fire and a rapid fall of the aircraft.