Passengers feared injured as plane crashes during landing in South Sudan

South Sudan

South Sudan

A South Supreme Airlines plane carrying 44 people crashed at South Sudan's Wau airport.

At least 14 people injured in the incident were taken to hospital, AFP reported citing State Information Minister Bona Gaudensio.

"There were 40 passengers and five crew (on board) that is all".

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For his part, Santino Deng, manager of the South Supreme Airlines, told Radio Tamazuj that the plane crashed due to bad weather conditions in Wau.

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An aid worker near the scene of the crash told Reuters: "No one died but there are a number of injured people right now".

Images appeared on social media of the plane with smoke billowing from the wrecked fuselage. The flight was arriving from the capital of Juba, according to BBC.

South Supreme Airlines is a South Sudanese airline which began operations in September 2013.

"It is miraculous completely", Ateny Wek Ateny, the South Sudanese presidential spokesperson.

Dozens of people have been killed in a plane crash in South Sudan.

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