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Crash In Congo - Aug 3th  
User currently offlineTGV From France, joined Dec 2004, 874 posts, RR: 20
Posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2602 times:

According to AFP, based on information transmitted by the ONU mission (Monuc) in the Congo Democratic Republic, 17 persons were killed today Aug 3th in the crash of a private Congolese company plane, near Bukavu, in the eastern part of the Congo Democratic Republic.


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User currently offlineSoups From Ghana, joined Jun 2004, 3438 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2308 times:

A plane has crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after clipping a mountainside, killing 17 people.
A United Nations spokeswoman said the Russian-built An-28 had been attempting to land at Bukavu in bad weather.

The plane then crashed into a forest in flames, 15km (nine miles) short of the airport runway.



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User currently offlineAlessandro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2287 times:

If true, this is the worst An-28 crash in terms of fatalities, more accidents here by this aircraft http://aviation-safety.net/database/...04F%&cat=%1&sorteer=datekey&page=1

User currently offlineBreiz From France, joined Mar 2005, 1893 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2236 times:

Quoting Soups (Reply 1):
A plane has crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after clipping a mountainside, killing 17 people.
A United Nations spokeswoman said the Russian-built An-28 had been attempting to land at Bukavu in bad weather.

According to local witnesses, there was not much of a visibility to be able to land.


User currently offlineBuyantUkhaa From Mongolia, joined May 2004, 2828 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2002 times:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/5244172.stm


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