Plane crash in South Sudan’s capital kills dozens

The plane that crashed in Juba today [Photo by eyewitnesses]

The plane that crashed in Juba today [Photo by eyewitnesses]

August 21, 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – A plane that has crashed in South Sudan after takeoff from Juba airport this morning has reportedly killed almost all the people on board according to several eyewitnesses.

Sources have separately told Nyamilepedia that the airplane belongs to the South West Airlines. The plane was heading to Northern Bahr el Ghazal state capital Aweil when it crashed a few minutes after takeoff.

“There is a plane crash in Juba this morning. The airplane belongs to South West Airlines. You know this company is using old aircraft and that’s why it crashed. Many people have died but the exact number is not yet known due to the nature of the crash,” one eyewitness said at the scene in Juba.

“Only one person has survived,” the source added

The eyewitness further revealed that the crash exactly happened at the capital Juba’s neighborhood of Hai referendum saying nobody was killed from those in the neighborhood.