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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:16 - Updated Sat, 14 Oct 2017 11:26

Six Angolans among plane crash victims in Lunda Norte

Luanda - At least Six Angolans and one South African national are among the victims of the plane crash that occurred Thursday in municipality of Cuilo, 320 kilometers from Dundo, capital city of eastern Lunda Norte province, said Friday the director of the Office of Prevention and Investigation of Air Accidents (GPIAA), Luís António Solo.

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In a press conference, the official said that three of the victims, whose identity was not revealed at the moment, are crew and four passengers.

According to Luís António Solo, the debris is presumed to have been found by a hunter in Cuilo municipality, 320 kilometers from Dundo, near the lagoon Nacarumbo.

He considered it very premature to advance the true causes, but that in communication between the aircraft and the tower on the malfunction in the engine followed by fire as well as adverse weather conditions."

The identity of the victims has not yet been advanced, given that search and rescue work still underway.

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