Video: Black smoke billows into the sky after commercial plane crash lands and goes up in flames



Associated Press

A passenger plane crash-landed and burned in Wau, northwestern South Sudan, but all 49 passengers and crew survived, an airline official said.

The plane was from South Supreme Airlines, a South Sudanese carrier.

It was making a trip from Juba to Wau, in northwestern South Sudan when it crashed earlier today.

Remarkably no one was killed after the South Supreme Airlines plane crashed in high winds in Wau.
Source: Associated Press

Most of the passengers were South Sudanese with two foreigners, one each from China and Eritrea.

Anxious relatives gathered outside the offices of South Supreme Airlines in Juba to await news on loved ones.

Since 2013, South Sudan has been embroiled in a civil war that has killed at least 50,000 people.

In late February, a famine was declared in the country and more than 1 million people are at risk of starvation.

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