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Cargo Plane Crashes into Shops in Nairobi, Kenya

Image: Rescuers and onlookers look at the wreckage of a cargo plane
Rescuers and onlookers look at the wreckage of a cargo plane which crashed into a commercial building in a Nairobi susburb shortly after takeoff on July, 2, 2014. The Fokker 50 cargo airplane was transporting a load of the stimulant khat to neighboring Somalia.TONY KARUMBA / AFP - Getty Images

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A cargo plane crashed into a commercial building in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, shortly after taking off from the city's main airport on Wednesday and the four crew members on board were feared dead, the Kenyan Airports Authority (KAA) said.

KAA said on its Twitter feed all the crew members were "feared to have perished" after the plane crashed into shops in Nairobi's Embekasi neighborhood.

Image: Policemen and firefighters search in the wreckage of a cargo plane
Police and firefighters search in the wreckage of a cargo plane which crashed into a commercial building in a Nairobi susburb shortly after takeoff early on July, 2, 2014.TONY KARUMBA / AFP - Getty Images

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