Plane Crashes Into Tokyo Suburb, 3 Killed


Tokyo: Three people were killed when a small aircraft crashed into a residential area in Japanese capital city of Tokyo on Sunday, setting houses and cars on fire, reported Japanese media.

Television footage showed the plane crashed upside down in the wreckage of a burnt-out house as firefighters and rescue officials scoured the smoking ruins. Several other houses nearby also appeared to be badly damaged.

NHK said two men inside the small plane, which was carrying five people, were killed. A woman who was inside one of the houses was also killed and five people were injured, it said.