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49 Passengers & Crew Survive after Commercial Aircraft Crash-landed at South Sudanese Airport



A South Supreme Airlines plane on Monday made crash-landed and burned at Wau Airport, Northwestern South Sudan but all 49 passengers and crew survived.

Gabriel Ngang Maduok, a station manager with the carrier told Reuters: “The aircraft landed safe… but because of bad weather, the plane missed the line and hit a truck belonging to the fire brigade.

At least four persons were said to be seriously injured.

“It is miraculous, completely,” Presidential spokesperson, Ateny Wek Ateny said, adding “There are only minor injuries. There was no single death.”

CNN reports that Wal Achieng, an official at South Supreme Airlines in Wau, said the plane carried 40 adults and three children.

The plane was headed to Wau, from the capital, Juba.

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  1. Tony

    March 21, 2017 at 8:11 am

    God is always wonderful. Thanks to Him all passengers are safe. This could have been traggic to an already volatile nation.

  2. Amaka

    March 21, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    Jehovah God. You are good.

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