A South African Air Force plane has crashed at the Goma airport. This incident was confirmed by a United Nations spokesperson via Reuters.
There were 67 passengers on the plane and all are reported safe.
#RDC/#Goma: 67 personnes secourues dont 8 membres d'équipage et 59 passagers. Tous les passagers sont sains et saufs.— F I S T O N M A H A M B A (@FMLarousse) January 9, 2020
L'avion avait également à son bord du cargon. L'aile gauche de ce C-130BZ de la South African Air Force a pris feu à l'atterrissage.https://t.co/T4Ex457z9C https://t.co/fB2F2Wzai8 pic.twitter.com/y3AvwtL4RF
The Tweet above translated from French: “67 people were rescued including eight crew members and 59 passengers. All passengers are safe and sound.”
SANDF said in a statement:
A video of the alleged crash were also shared on Twitter: