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02 Jan 2020 | 09:05 PM UTC

Sudan: Military plane crashes in Geneina (West Darfur state) January 2

Sudan News Alert

Military plane crashes shortly after takeoff from Geneina (West Darfur state) January 2; all 20 people on board reportedly killed

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/1/2020, 11:00 PM until 1/2/2020, 10:59 PM (Africa/Khartoum). COUNTRY/REGION Al-Junaynah, Darfur


A military transport plane reportedly crashed shortly after takeoff from Geneina Airport (EGN) in West Darfur state on Thursday, January 2. According to airport officials, all 20 people on board were killed in the incident. As of Thursday evening (local time), it is unclear what caused the crash.

Lingering disruptions are expected around the crash site over the coming hours.


Individuals in Geneina are advised to keep abreast of the situation, avoid the area of the crash, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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