[Updated at 8:15 a.m.] One passenger was killed and 34 were injured when lightning hit an airplane and caused it to split into at least two parts when landing early Monday on the island of San Andres, Colombia, Gov. Pedro Gallardo told CNN en Espanol.
There were 131 people on-board the Aires airline 737-700 jet when it crashed around 1:50 a.m. (2:50 a.m. ET), the Colombian national police said. The flight had 121 adult passengers, four minors and six crew members, the police said.
The fatality was identified as Amar Fernandez de Barreto.
[Posted at 7:54 a.m.] One passenger died and 34 were injured when bad weather caused an airplane to split into three parts when landing early Monday in San Andres, Colombia, the national police said.
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