Plane crashes in eastern Congo with 17 aboard

Published: November 24, 2019 15:20:28 | Updated: November 24, 2019 17:52:55

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A passenger plane with about 17 passengers on board crashed on Sunday in the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, resulting in several deaths, the office of the provincial governor said.

The plane, operated by the company Busy Bee, crashed during takeoff for a flight to the city of Beni, North Kivu Governor Carly Nzanzu Kasivita’s office said in a statement, Reuters reported.  

The number of fatalities was not yet clear.

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