South Africa's military plane crash in Congo
Topics: SOUTH AFRICA MILITARY PLANE CRASH CONGO
The C-130BZ military aircraft with 59 passengers and eight crew members on board was returning from the UN mission in Beni when its left engine caught fire upon landing, Mathias Gillman, acting spokesperson for MONUSCO told UN Radio Okapi.
“There were no casualties. MONUSCO's emergency services intervened to contain the fire and everyone was evacuated safely with no major injuries reported,” said Gillman.
The plane had transported logistical support to the South African contingent deployed in the region, according to the media report. ■