Plane crashes at South Sudan airport, dozens feared dead

A plane with 44 passengers on board has crashed and burst into flames in South Sudan, Daily Mirror reports.

According to the soiurce, survivors were pulled from the burning wreckage after the passenger plane belonging to South Supreme Airlines crashed at Wau Airport on Monday afternoon.

Photos taken by people at the airport showed the scorched wreckage of the plane in pieces as it was surrounded by emergency services, airport personnel and UN peacekeepers.

Smoke filled the air as firefighters arrived at the scene of the air disaster and poured water on the plane’s smouldering remains.

South Supreme Airlines began operating in September 2013, with a handful of flights every week between South Sudan and neighbouring Uganda.

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