Pilots Among 9 Dead in Amsterdam Crash

Officials say crew's bodies will remain on plane as they investigate what happened
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 25, 2009 1:08 PM CST

(Newser) – All three pilots died in the crash of a Turkish Airlines jet at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport this morning, the Times of London reports. Six others perished and 84 people were injured, six critically and 25 severely. The plane, which carried 135 people, remains in a rain-soaked field 3 miles from the airport as officials investigate. The engines seem to have stalled before the crash.
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