Yesterday the Manx2 service from Belfast to Cork crashed upon landing killing six people and leaving some with terrible injuries. The aircraft involved is one of eight currently leased 19-seater Fairchild Metroliners from Flightline BCN, a company based in Spain which also crewed the flight. Manx2 chairman Noel Hayes said the incident had been a “terrible shock” at the firm. A team from Manx2 were yesterday dispatched to Cork to investigate the incident. The twice-daily service between Belfast and Cork is especially popular with business people.

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