Sri Lanka air force plane crashes in fog near capital, killing 4

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A Sri Lankan air force plane crashed Friday outside the island's capital, killing four and injuring one, air force and police said.

Air force spokesman Gihan Seneviratne said the plane crashed in foggy weather early Friday in Authrugiriya just outside the capital Colombo.

Seneviratne said the plane was flying between two airports near Colombo and the pilot had reported difficulty in locating his landing strip.

The police spokesman's office said four bodies were recovered from the crash site and that one injured survivor has been admitted to a hospital.