21 killed in overloaded commercial plane crash in South Sudan

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21 killed in overloaded commercial plane crash in South Sudan
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The Hush Post: A plane crash killed 21 people and injured and three in South Sudan on Sunday. It was a 19-seater commercial plane. The plane crashed into a lake on Sunday.

A report said that the 19-seater commercial Baby Airplane was travelling from the capital, Juba. It was carrying more people than its capacity. Taban Abel Aguek, minister of information for the town of Yirol, reportedly said.

The officials are investigating the cause of the crash.

The three survivors include a 6-year-old kid, an adult man, and an Italian doctor with an aid organization. The condition of the injured persons is serious, Minister Aguek reportedly said.

“There were people everywhere,” the report quoted the minister as saying.

Yirol is in the central part of the civil war-torn East African country.

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