An RTE news story indicates that they have unconfirmed reports of 8 fatalities after a plane from Belfast crashed at Cork airport. Update – six confirmed fatalities, six people injured.
From the report
The Manx2 commuter flight, with 10 passengers and two crew, was en route from Belfast when it crashed in heavy fog at Cork Airport just before 10am.
The Aviation Authority says the aircraft made two attempts to land before crashing.
Witnesses report hearing a loud bang. The aircraft is said to have burst into flames.
Debris has been scattered onto the runway and over a wide area.