South Sudan aviation chief says crashed plane wasn't allowed to carry passengers

November 5, 2015 9:30 AM

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JUBA, South Sudan – The chief of South Sudan's Civil Aviation Authority says a cargo plane that crashed Wednesday, killing at least 36 people, wasn't authorized to carry passengers.

Stephen Warikozi told The Associated Press on Thursday that the captain of the Antonov AN-12 informed the control tower at Juba International Airport before taking off that he had 12 passengers and six crew members. Only one person, an infant, survived the crash. There were believed to be even more ...

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