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Hewa Bora Airways DC-9 Plane Crash

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Hewa Bora Airways (Kinshasa) suffered a serious crash this morning involving its DC-9-51 S9-DBH (msn 47731). The aircraft was departing the Congolese town of Goma when it crashed into a crowded residential area shortly after takeoff. Initial reports put the estimated casualty toll at 78 or more, and say the aircraft may have been overloaded.

I will write more tomorrow, as I am doing this from my mobile phone!


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