Plane crashed in Juba has killed 7 people and 1 survived

Plane wreckage which crashed on Saturday 22 August 2020 in Juba

At least 7 people have died and one survived in a plane crashed in Juba on Saturday morning. The plane came down in Kermiru village about 15 kilometers west of Juba international airport.

An official said eight people were on board, five passengers, and three crew members.  Kur Kuol Ajith is the managing director of Juba International Airport. He said the plane was en route from Juba to Wau and Aweil in Northern Bahr el Ghazal to delivered soldiers’ salaries.

He said they will launch an investigation to established the cause of the accident which he said happen few minutes after its takeoff.

The aircraft belongs to Southwest Aviation.

Last week a private chartered aircraft by NNGO crashed at New Fangak in Jonglei state, with seven people on board and all survived.

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