All passengers of commercial aircraft that made Monday an emergency landing at the airport of South Sudan, survived – only a few people received minor injuries.
About it reports on 20 March, the news service CNN, citing the press Secretary of the President Century Ateni Ateni, which called this fact «a miracle».
The incident in question, happened at about 14:00 local time at the airport of Wau province of the Western Bahr-El-ghazal. The plane made flight from the capital Juba.
Onboard there were 43 persons, including three children. 25 passengers were taken to hospital, the remaining 18 went home. The accident occurred as a result of bad weather conditions – due to fog, the pilot missed the target and put the aircraft outside of the runway.
The authorities initially believed that all the passengers died from the fire that engulfed the aircraft after landing.