Plane crash-lands near South Sudan airport: report, witness

November 4, 2015 7:32 AM

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JUBA A plane crash-landed in South Sudan on Wednesday shortly after taking off from the airport in the capital, a South Sudanese radio station and a Reuters witness reported.

The Reuters witness could see the plane as it lay across the White Nile River, where it came to rest after coming down. A radio station reported the crash on Twitter, saying it happened about 800 meters from Juba airport.

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