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The wreckage of small plane that crashed Monday killing two people was found scattered over a wide area, indicating the aircraft likely broke into pieces midair, an air safety investigator said.

The single-engine plane might have caught fire after fragmenting and then fell into a mountainous area of Nara Prefecture shortly after leaving an airport in Yao, Osaka Prefecture, the investigator said.

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