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A cargo plane flying from London Heathrow airport has crashed in northern Sweden shortly after sending a distress signal. A Norwegian F-16 is thought to have located the crash site and wreckage.
According to the Swedish Transport Agency, the wreckage has been spotted at a location between the north-western part of Lake Akkajaure in Norway and Sweden's Lapland Mountains. At least two passengers, reportedly European nationals, aboard the Swedish-registered Canadair CRJ 200 are believed to have been killed.
The jet, which had taken off from Oslo just an hour earlier, went down in a remote, mountainous area between the Nordic countries in the middle of the night.
Rescuers were still trying to access to crash site Friday morning after which had been seen by passing. Everyone on board the CRJ-200 aicraft is feared dead.
The flight, a cargo plane carrying post, was travelling to the northern city of Trosmo.