Media: passenger plane crashed at the airport in South Sudan

The Wau airport in southern Sudan

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MOSCOW, March 20. /TASS/. A passenger plane of South Supreme Airlines crashed at the airport in the South Sudanese city of Wau, which is located 650 km North-West of the capital Juba. This was reported by the specialized portal Airlive.

According to him, on Board were 44 passengers.

As reported by AFP, citing officials, the accident injured 14 people.

According to local radio Eye Radio, the plane an-26 made a domestic flight from Juba to Wau. The liner fell on the runway, the fuselage is almost completely burnt, leaving only the tail. According to the airport authority Wow, saved about 20 people. Meanwhile, according to the Director of Juba airport, the crew survived, consisting of five people.

According to Airlive, South Supreme Airlines is a South Sudanese airline, which began its work in September 2013.

BREAKING Passenger plane crashed at Wau airport in South Sudan https://t.co/bnqhkFIutU pic .twitter.com/GwG8YNI5Nj

— AIRLIVE (@airlivenet) 20 Mar 2017

UPDATE The plane crashed is from South Supreme Airlines. Updates: https://t.co/bnqhkFIutU pic.twitter.com/glNajdtTKq

— AIRLIVE (@airlivenet) 20 Mar 2017

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