Plane crash in eastern Congo carrying about 17 passengers

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — A passenger plane carrying about 17 passengers crashed on Sunday morning in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s city of Goma, causing several deaths, a local governor’s office said.

The plane belonging to the Bizzy B company crashed while taking off on a trip to the city of Beni, the office of the governor of North Kivu province, Carly Nazanzo Casivetta, said in a statement. The number of deaths was not clear.


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