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In Photos: The Cork plane crash tragedy

Both professional and amateur photographers capture the scene at Cork airport.

Emergency services are on the scene at Cork airport
Emergency services are on the scene at Cork airport
Image: via Alan C. O'Brien

TWITTER USERS HAVE been posting images from Cork airport as the situation unfolds following a plane crash in which six people have been confirmed dead.

Our gallery below shows the poignant pictures taken by the Press Association both in Cork and in Belfast airport, from where the Manx2 flight departed this morning. We have also included some photos which tweeters have granted us permission to use as they uploaded throughout the morning.

In Photos: The Cork plane crash tragedy
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    PA Images/Niall CarsonSource: PA Images/Niall Carson
  • Cork plane crash

    PA Images/Niall CarsonSource: PA Images/Niall Carson
  • Cork plane crash

    PA Images/Niall CarsonSource: PA Images/Niall Carson
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    Martin McGuinness, far right, said this morning at Belfast Airport that he had almost booked a seat on the Manx2 flight which crashed this morning. He is picture with Brian Ambrose, CEO of Belfast City Airport, and Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson.Source: PA Images/Niall Carson
  • Emergency services at the scene of the crash (via Alan C. O'Brien)

  • Picture from the scene of the crash (via Alan C. O'Brien)

  • From the scene (via @mrmonty)

  • Press photgraphers approach the scene (via @hopeless)

  • Picture from Cork airport (via @daithi27)

  • Cork airport this morning (via @hopeless)

  • Cork airport (via @hopeless)

  • An ambulance close to Cork airport (via @hopeless)

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