Plane crashes into resort in Philippines

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At least three people have died after a plane crashed into a resort area south of Manila.

According to reports, the plane crashed in a swimming pool at a resort in Pansol village in Laguna province and exploded in flames.

The country's civil aviation authority said the BE350 aircraft was carrying six passengers, a pilot and a co-pilot.

Local authorities are now conducting search, rescue and retrieval operations.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is currently underway.

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