Egypt offers sincere condolences to South Sudan over cargo plane crash



Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 07:55 GMT


Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 07:55 GMT

CAIRO – 2 November 2021:  Egypt offered its sincere condolences, Tuesday to South Sudan over the crash of a cargo plane in the capital, Juba, killing five crew members.

Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Hafez expressed his sympathy to the families of the victims.

According to Reuters, five people died earlier Tuesday when a small cargo plane crashed shortly after take-off from Juba Airport in South Sudan, airport officials said.

Authorities have started investigating the incident which involved an Antonov-26 plane operated by Optimum Aviation, a local firm, said Kur Koul, director general of the airport.

The victims were all crew members of the plane, which was carrying drums of fuel to Maban county in Upper Nile State.






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