UN cargo plane crash
Photo credit: UN cargo plane carrying aid crash-lands in Somalia
Photo source: Reuters
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UN cargo plane which was carrying humanitarian aid crashed at the Beledweyne Airport in central Somalia on Tuesday, as claimed by the airport authorities. A local administrator told sources that the plane first changed from its direction and crashed. There were thick black smokes after the crash which can be seen from even 3 miles away. 

There were 3 crew members who survived the incident. There were no fire extinguishing tools in the plane as the plane caught fire but the members were safe before the plane caught fire. Aviation Safety Network, posted on its official Twitter account that the plane was a “Kenyan DHC-8 aircraft [which] crashed and burst into flames at Beledweyne Airport, Somalia. Reportedly everyone on board survived the accident”.

Data source: Somalia Report

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