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Last Updated: Thursday, 15 March 2007, 10:59 GMT
Cash missing after Brazil crash
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Police in Brazil are investigating the disappearance of some $2.6m (1.3m) from a plane that crashed in the north-eastern state of Bahia.

All four people on board the plane were killed. The twin-engine plane was being used by a security firm to transport money for a number of banks.

When police arrived at the scene of the crash, they found the plane's safes had been smashed open and the money taken.

Officers have been sent to the nearby communities to search for the cash.

Some local reports suggest at least 120 people were involved in looting the wreckage, about 50km (31 miles) from Salvador, the state capital.

The cause of the accident has not been determined.


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