Plane crash in Tokyo – level 3

30-07-2015 07:00

Three people have died in the Japanese capital Tokyo after a small plane crashed in a densely populated suburb of the city. Local news reports say the plane came down shortly after taking off from Chofu Airport, located just a third of a mile away, at around 11 a.m. local time this morning.

It’s reported that the crash killed two men who were inside the plane when it went down and one woman who was in one of the houses. The fire department said at least two others have been injured, and at least three houses and two cars were set ablaze by the crash.

Difficult words: densely (a lot), suburb (a city area where people have houses), ablaze (on fire).



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