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Brazilian Presidential Candidate Dies In Plane Crash

A private jet carrying presidential candidate Eduardo Campos crashed on Wednesday in the city of Santos, reported Reuters.

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According to G1, the 49-year-old Campos has been confirmed dead as a result of the crash.

URGENTE: Presidenciável Eduardo Campos (PSB) morre em queda de avião em Santos http://t.co/f6gqTAfwCP

G1@g1

URGENTE: Presidenciável Eduardo Campos (PSB) morre em queda de avião em Santos http://t.co/f6gqTAfwCP

11:57 AM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Despite early reports of Campos' family also being on board the aircraft, Globo is now reporting they were not.

Globo now saying wife and son of Eduardo Campos were not on the plane http://t.co/TXzldDnfBM

Kety Shapazian@KetyBrazil

Globo now saying wife and son of Eduardo Campos were not on the plane http://t.co/TXzldDnfBM

12:37 PM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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The plane went down into a residential area, hitting three houses and injuring ten people, reported G1.

Aeronave cai e fere 10 em Santos; acompanhe as últimas informaçཞs: http://t.co/oioGC1EuvK

G1@g1

Aeronave cai e fere 10 em Santos; acompanhe as últimas informaçཞs: http://t.co/oioGC1EuvK

11:33 AM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Ugly scene in Santos at the scene of Pres. candidate @eduardocampos40 plane crash.

Casey Clark@CaseyClarkjr

Ugly scene in Santos at the scene of Pres. candidate @eduardocampos40 plane crash.

12:29 PM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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