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4 die when plane crashes just after takeoff in North Carolina

FLETCHER, N.C. (AP) — A twin-engine plane crashed soon after takeoff Wednesday after the pilot reported mechanical problems. All four people aboard were killed.

The private Beechcraft BE60 went down about a mile from the Asheville Regional Airport after taking off for Greensboro.

Moments before the crash, the pilot contacted the control tower to report mechanical problems.