16th June, 2021
Three persons were killed in a plane crash Wednesday at Kavumu airport in South Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Radio Okapi, a United Nations-run radio station disclosed this.
The three killed in the plane crash were two crew members and one passenger said Radio Okapi in a tweet.
According to Radio Okapi, the plane crash happened near Kavumu airport at around 12 noon local time.
The commercial plane of the company called KIN AVIA, crashed after take-off into a marshy ground.
The reasons for the crash are not yet known.
The plane was leaving for Shabunda.