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US mid-air light aircraft crash filmed

At least three people were killed when a light aircraft struck a tow cable pulling a glider behind another plane in Colorado.

Amateur video shows the aircraft falling to the ground.

Rich Brough of the Boulder Colorado Sheriff's Department confirmed that the crash had caused fatalities.

The glider managed to cut loose its cable and land safely, according to officials.

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