Airplane carrying 112 crashes in DR Congo: source

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 08, 2011 10:39 AM

KINSHASA (Reuters) - An airplane carrying 112 people crashed on Friday as it tried to land in bad weather at Kisangani international airport in Democratic Republic of Congo, an official for the Congolese airline Hewa Bora told Reuters by telephone.

The crash was earlier confirmed by a government source in the capital Kinshasa.

(Reporting by Bienvenu-Marie Bakumanya and Jonny Hogg; writing by Mark John)