South Africa’s military plane that is in DRC as part of a UN peacekeeping mission has crashed with 67 people onboard as it was making its way back to Goma after delivering supplies in Ben

SANDF spokesperson, Siphiwe Dlamini confirmed the incident with Reuters.

“The South African National Defence Force confirms that one of its aircraft crash-landed in the DRC this afternoon. For now I can confirm that none of those on board were injured nor did we suffer an fatalities,” she said.

The plane that had 67 people including eight crew members and 59 passengers crashed and caught fire during landing on Thursday at Goma airport in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

There were no fatalities reported.

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