UN plane crashes in DR Congo
A United Nations plane has crashed at Kinshasa airport in the Democratic Republic of Congo, killing 32 of 33 people on board, the UN says.
The CRJ-100 jet broke in two and burst into flames as it attempted to land in heavy rain.
It had reportedly flown from Goma via Kisangani in the north-east.
Twenty UN workers were listed as being on the plane, which had a Georgian crew and both Congolese and foreign nationals aboard.
05 Apr 2011
- From the section Africa