Sunday, 1 December 2013
SAD : Missing Plane Found, All 33 Passengers Dead After Crash
A Mozambique Airlines plane carrying 27 passengers and 6 crew members which was reported missing, has been discovered to have crashed in Namibia yesterday November 30th, killing all on board, local media reports. The Brazilian-made Embraer 190 aircraft left Maputo and was heading to Luanda when it crashed in a remote border area near a Namibian national park, Mozambique authorities said. The plane was carrying 10 Mozambicans, 9 Angolans, 5 Portuguese, and one citizen each from France, Brazil and China, plus six crew members, including two pilots, three flight attendants and a maintenance technician, the airline said today. Investigators are trying to ascertain the cause of the crash.