Reports put at least 20 dead in Madrid plane crash

Other News Materials 20 August 2008 19:19 (UTC +04:00)

Spanish newspaper reports gave a substantially higher death toll in the crash of the Spanair airplane on takeoff Wednesday, with one report putting the number at over 20, dpa reported.

El Pais, citing Interior Ministry sources, reported that figure, while a competing paper, El Mundo, gave a figure of 50, but without giving a source for its information.