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Thursday, 14 August 2014 - 8:42
Brazil presidential candidate Campos dies in air crash
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The Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, has died in a plane crash.

The plane carrying Campos came down in bad weather in a residential area of the port city of Santos, in Sao Paulo state.

Four other passengers and the two pilots were also killed.

President Dilma Rousseff has declared three days of national mourning and cancelled campaign events.

A married father of five children, he served two terms as governor of the north-eastern Pernambuco state.
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