In Somalia - Cargo plane carrying aid crashes

In Somalia – Cargo plane carrying aid crashes

A plane carrying food aid from Djibouti crashed at an airport in Beledweyne, central Somalia, on Tuesday.

The crew is safe and no-one on the ground was injured, according to a statement by the US embassy in Somalia. It said the flight was part of efforts to “provide vitally important food aid” to Somalia.

Breaking: UN cargo charter crashes in Somalia

“The accident occurred on the runway during roll-out after landing,” it said.

Aviation Safety Network, which monitors aircraft accidents, posted a photo showing parts of the Kenyan plane engulfed in flames.

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