Update - 11.33am: At least five people have died after a small chartered plane crashed in a busy area of Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital.
Fire officials said it is not clear how many people were on board the aircraft, which came down near a multi-storey building under construction in the Ghatkopar area.
Five bodies have been recovered from the wreckage and rescue work is continuing, according to fire official R Pawar.
India Today television said the plane crashed as it was preparing to land in Mumbai.
The broadcaster added that a pilot, three passengers and one person on the ground were dead.
10.06am: Plane crashes in busy district of Mumbai
A chartered plane belonging to a state government has crashed in a busy district of Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, police said.
It is being reported that five people on board the plane have died.
The crash happened at a building site in the busy Ghatkopar area of Mumbai.
Television images showed parts of the wreckage burning on the ground.
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