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Small airliner crashes in Goma killed 18, DR Congo

A plane reportedly carrying 19 passengers and crew has crashed into a suburb of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It was taking off on a flight to Beni, said regional authorities

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nov 24 – The bodies of at least 18 people killed in a plane crash on Sunday in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have been pulled from the wreckage, rescue workers said.

The passenger jet crashed into a residential neighbourhood in the city of Goma while taking off from the nearby airport. The airline, local company Busy Bee, said there were 16 passengers and two crew members on board.

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