Brazil plane crash: Three dead as aircraft slams into cars in residential street

The plane crashed into cars in the street - setting off explosions and an inferno - shortly after taking off from Carlos Prates Airport in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

At least three people are dead after a plane crashed into cars.

Twisted aircraft wreckage and several cars were on fire as smoke billowed from a neighbourhood in Belo Horizonte in south-eastern Brazil.

Twisted aircraft wreckage and several cars were on fire as smoke billowed from a neighbourhood in Belo Horizonte in south-eastern Brazil.

The three people who were killed were an occupant of the plane, a pedestrian and a person who was in one of the cars.

Local reports said the small plane crashed shortly after taking off from Carlos Prates Airport - the second time in seven months an aircraft has crashed on the same street.