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Light Plane Crashes Into DR Congo City, 23 Bodies Found: Rescue Service

The Dornier-228 Aircraft Had Been Headed For Beni, 350 Kilometres (220 Miles) North Of Goma When It Went Down. It Crashed Into A Residential Area Near Goma Airport.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 24 Nov 2019, 06:11:44 PM
Light plane crashes into DR Congo city, 23 bodies found: Rescue service

New Delhi:

At least 23 bodies were recovered as a small plane passengers and crew crashed on take-off on Sunday into a densely populated area of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the airline and witnesses said.

The Dornier-228 aircraft had been headed for Beni, 350 kilometres (220 miles) north of Goma when it went down. It crashed into a residential area near Goma airport.

Busy Bee, a recent company, has three planes serving routes in North Kivu province.

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First Published : 24 Nov 2019, 05:04:49 PM

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