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Five die as light aircraft crashes in Portugal

The fatalities comprised the pilot and all three passengers a Swiss and three French nationals who were aboard the aircraft, plus a man who was at the warehouse at the time, they said in a statement.
Three other people were slightly injured

The warehouse, operated by the Lidl supermarket chain, is located about a kilometre (half a mile) from an aerodrome at Tires, in the district of Cascais about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from central Lisbon.

The aerodrome issued a statement saying that the plane belonged to Symbios Orthopaedics, a company based near Lausanne, Switzerland that specialises in orthopaedic prosthetics.

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