A Military transport plane belonging to the Congolese Army crashed near Kinshasa on Saturday, September 30, 2017, killing several passengers on Board.
The Antonov transport plane had just taken off and had several people on board.
An Airport Source who spoke on condition of anonymity added that the plane went down in Nsele, about 100 kilometres to the east of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A local official in the area of the crash told Journalist that there were no survivors.
A source at the Army’s Headquarters told Newsmen that the plane, which had a Russian crew, was carrying two vehicles, weapons and military personnel.
He said there were between 20 and 30 passengers on board when it took off from Ndolo Airport in Kinshasa.
A witness at the crash site told Journalists that he had seen the plane falling out the sky shortly before 9 a.m, but said there was no sign of any smoke coming from the aircraft.