Small military plane crashes in Vietnam, killing all five aboard

A small military plane crashed near Hanoi Tuesday morning, killing all five aboard, a Vietnamese military official said. The small Russian-made AN-26 plane crashed in a suburban district on the southwest side of Hanoi, said Huynh, a military officer in Thanh Tri district, where the plane crashed. All five crew members died in the crash, Huynh said, declining to give his full name. The plane took off from Gia Lam airport in Hanoi with five officers aboard for a training exercise, Huynh said. It crashed on its way back to the airport.