Reuters - Video

Edition: U.S. | U.K. | IN | CN | JP

Top News

Fifteen dead in Sudanese plane crash

Monday, October 08, 2012 - 00:49

Oct. 8 - A Sudanese military plane carrying personnel and equipment crashes near Khartoum killing 15 people. Sarah Charlton reports.

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

The scene of an air disaster in Sudan, where a military plane crashed on Sunday (October 7) killing 15 people. The aircraft went down as the pilot tried to make an emergency landing after the plane's engines reportedly stopped working. Enroute to Darfur, the Antonov 12 transport plane crashed just 25 miles (40km) from the capital Khartoum. A number of people were also injured. Sudan has seen several air crashes in recent years. In August, 32 people, including a government minister, died when their plane came down. The incident was blamed on bad weather.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

Fifteen dead in Sudanese plane crash

Monday, October 08, 2012 - 00:49