Five dead after plane crashes near Louisiana post office
- One survives crash of eight-passenger plane, officials say
- Three on ground are taken to hospital
Five people are dead after a small plane crashed near a post office in southern Louisiana on Saturday, authorities said.
The Lafayette fire chief, Robert Benoit, told KLFY-TV that the aircraft was an eight-passenger plane. He said there was one survivor in addition to the five fatalities. Three people on the ground were transported to the hospital. The report said a nearby Walmart store was evacuated as a precaution.