Plane crashes in South Sudan, at least 14 injured

Dozens of people died in the crash which happened while it was landing

Fire engines have been rushed to the site of the plane crash. "The pilot I think was not seeing the runway well", he said.

The South Supreme Airlines plane reportedly landed safely but because of bad weather, missed the line and hit a fire truck.

The plane's right wing hit a vehicle and a fire started on the right side of the plane, Ateny said.

"No one died but there are a number of injured people right now", one of the local aid workers near the scene of the crash told Reuters.

Witnesses have said that smoke was seen coming from the back of the plane before it crashed and bursted into flames, reported Express, citing a local journalist Deng Dimo. Peacekeepers from Bangladesh, Nepal and China helped in the emergency work, he said. It was making a trip from Juba to Wau, in northwestern South Sudan when it crashed.

South Supreme Airlines had begun operations in September 2013.

There was no immediate comment from the South Sudanese government. "There are only minor injuries".

An Antonov AN-26 commercial aircraft on Monday crashed in South Sudan's Wau town, primarily reports indicate there are no human causalities only several people injured.

More than 12 million people live in South Sudan.

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