23 dead in DR Congo plane crash

In Democratic Republic of Congo, twenty-three bodies have been recovered after a small plane crashed on takeoff into a densely populated area of the city of Goma.

The dead are believed to include all those on board the plane as well as people on the ground. There were at least 16 passengers and two crew members onboard the plane.

The passenger aircraft belonged to Busy Bee airline, a local company that started operations recently.

The Dornier-228 aircraft was heading for Beni, 350 kilometres north of Goma when it went down.


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