At least six people were killed on Tuesday when a small plane crashed in Yonne in France, local media reported.

The accident took place around 11.30 a.m., when a small business plane connecting Annecy in southeastern France and Toussus-le-Noble in central northern France, crashed near the village of Mouffy, reported Xinhua citing local media.

The TBM-700 plane, made by French constructor Socata and registered in the U.S., was pulverised, killing its six passengers, the RTL radio said.

The reason behind the crash could not be immediately known.

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