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Plane Crash In Sudan!

Tue Nov 18, 2003 8:30 pm

According to the news here in Switzerland an Antonov cargo plane of Saria Airlines crashed in the South of Sudan, killing at least 13 people.

The plane exploded over the city of WAU during the approach.
The aircraft was transporting food.

Nationality of the dead people: 7 form Sudan
4 from Uzbekistan
1 from Armenia
1 from Russia

So far the Sudanese government did not confirm the crash.

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RE: Plane Crash In Sudan!

Tue Nov 18, 2003 8:48 pm

now it's confirmed that the aircraft involved was an Antonov-12 on a flight from Khartum.

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RE: Plane Crash In Sudan!

Tue Nov 18, 2003 8:50 pm

Any word on what caused the accident?
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RE: Plane Crash In Sudan!

Tue Nov 18, 2003 8:56 pm

So far, no. There is a civil war in Sudan since 20 years. The rebels from the South (Christs) want to be independent and fight against the North (Muslims). So maybe this has something to do with the accident?!

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RE: Plane Crash In Sudan!

Tue Nov 18, 2003 8:59 pm

 
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RE: Plane Crash In Sudan!

Tue Nov 18, 2003 9:08 pm

Thanks for the link Unique.

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