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Saturday, 30 September 2017 - 19:42
Many killed in Congo military plane crash
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A military transport plane belonging to the Congolese army piloted by a Russian crew crashed near Kinshasa, killing "several dozen" people, military and airport sources said.

The plane went down in Nsele, about 100 kilometers to the east of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The plane was carrying "two vehicles and weapons" and military personnel.

Sources said there were "between 20 and 30 people" on board when it took off from Ndolo airport in Kinshasa.

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