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Cargo plane crashes in Riyadh, pilots hospitalized

By Samyuktha

Riyadh, Jul 27: A cargo plane crashed and split into two halves at the international airport here on Tuesday, Jul 27.

According to the Saudi state television reports, the German-owned Lufthansa crashed at King Khaled International Airport in the Saudi capital.

While the kingdom's civil aviation authority said there were no casualties, Lufthansa said in a statement that the pilots of the Cargo Boeing MD-11 have been rushed to a hospital.

Lufthansa Cargo also said that the aircraft suffered a "hard landing" and "broke into two pieces".

A blaze has broken out at the accident site and fire fighting operations are on.

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