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U.N. plane crash in Haiti kills 11

</head> <body> <p>PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Eleven U.N. peacekeepers died on Friday when their surveillance plane crashed into a mountainside in Haiti during a routine patrol, U.N. officials said.</p> <p>A U.N. rescue team confirmed there were no survivors among the 11 crew and military personnel on the plane, a Casa-212, when it went down near the town of Fonds-Verrettes, near the border with the Dominican Republic.</p> <p>The dead were Uruguayans and Jordanians, U.N. spokeswoman Vannina Maestracci said.</p> <p>The cause of the crash was unknown.</p> <p>"The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti announces with sadness that a MINUSTAH plane, carrying 11 passengers, including the crew, crashed southeast of the commune of Ganthier," the United Nations said in a statement.</p> <p>"The Casa 212 aircraft was making a reconnaissance flight at the time of the accident before hitting a mountainside."</p> <p>The U.N. peacekeeping force has been in Haiti since 2004. It consists of some 9,000 troops and police.</p> <p>Local officials said the plane went down in a remote area near the village of Pays-Pourri in the district of Ganthier, a farming region area east of the capital, Port-au-Prince.</p> <p>"It's in a very inaccessible area, about six hours on foot from Ganthier," Ralph Lapointe, the mayor of Ganthier, told Reuters by telephone.</p> <p>"It happened shortly before noon. I saw several U.N. helicopters flying toward the area," he said. 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