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

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 November 2019, 06:11 PM
Light plane crashes into DR Congo city, 23 bodies found: Rescue service
Light plane crashes into DR Congo city, 23 bodies found: Rescue service (Photo Credit : PTI file )

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.

First Published: Sunday, November 24, 2019 05:02 PM
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