GRENOBLE, France, Jan. 5 (UPI) --
A private plane crashed near the French resort city of Grenoble Saturday, killing five members of a family from Morocco, police said.
The twin-engine aircraft went down shortly after takeoff from village of Saint-Pierre-de-Bressieux, crashing in flames on the side of a hill.
There were no survivors and the cause of the crash was under investigation.
A source told Radio France Internationale the plane was registered in Morocco and was en route to the North African nation.
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