A private plane has crashed in New Fangak on Sunday with seven people on board. The aircraft 5Y-SAV was chartered by National NGO, Nile Hope to deliver humanitarian aid.
Tut Gatkek, senior staff at Nile Hope, said five passengers and two crew members were on board, and all survived. According to the official, out of the five passengers and two crews, only two sustained minor injuries.
The aircraft owned by City Link Company was chartered to deliver humanitarian supply from Juba on Saturday.
According to Nile Hope, the plane stuck in the muddy airstrip in New Fangak.
Some community members helped push the plane out of the muddy, but it skipped the runway and hit a tree during takeoff.
Many parts of Jonglei State have flooded displacing thousands of residents.
President Salva Kiir declared the State of emergency in Jonglei and the Pibor administrative area on Wednesday.