Military Plane Crashes in Ecuador, Killed 22: Ecuador’s Prez


Quito: An Ecuadoran army plane crashed in the Amazon rainforest Tuesday, killing all 22 people on board, President Rafael Correa said.

“There are no survivors,” Correa wrote on Twitter, several minutes after first posting news of the crash.

He said the plane was carrying 19 paratroopers, two pilots and a mechanic.