Pas-de-Calais private jet crash: One dead and two seriously injured according to local reports

At least thirty fire fighters attended the scene of the crash

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One person has died and two others have been seriously injured in a private jet plane crash in France, according to local media reports.

The aircraft, carrying three people, crashed shortly after taking off from the airfield in Roclincourt in the Pas-de-Calais area, Le Parisien reported, citing an official from the town of Arras.

At least thirty fire fighters attended the scene of the crash, France3 reported.

A 71-year-old died on the scene after the emergency services attempted to resuscitate them, according to France 3.

The two other victims are 58 and 68-years-old, according to the Le Parisien.

Firefighters said that the passengers have been taken to a hospital in Arras.

The aviation police have been called to the scene, 20minutes.Fr reported.

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