Seven Die in Congolese Fokker 50 Accident

 - March 11, 2013, 11:50 AM

A twin-turboprop Fokker 50 was destroyed after it crashed on March 4 into a residential area approximately four miles short of the runway at Goma Airport (FZNA) in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The accident killed six of nine people aboard the Compagnie Africaine d’Aviation (CAA) aircraft. CAA is one of dozens of Congolese airlines banned from flying within European Union airspace over safety concerns.