Plane fighting huge forest fires in central Portugal has crashed

They say the Canadair aircraft went down near Pedrógão Grande. So far there has been no information about casualties.
More than 1,000 firefighters on the ground and aircraft from several countries are battling the blazes.

The fires have claimed the lives of at least 64 people and injured more than 130 since Saturday.

Many of the victims died in their cars as they tried to escape.