South Sudan crash: Five crewmembers were Armenian citizens

Photo by Charles Lomodong, AFP


Five members of the crew of the cargo plane that crashed in South Sudan today were citizens of the Republic of Armenia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs.

“According to a preliminary information from the Armenian Embassy in Egypt, five crewmembers were citizens of the Republic of Armenia,” the Ministry said.

Further information about the identity of the victims will follow.

A cargo plane that was reportedly overloaded crashed along the banks of the Nile River after taking off from the South Sudan’s capital.

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