20 dead, 1 survivor in airline crash in Congo
An airliner crashed on landing Wednesday at a town in the western Democratic Republic of Congo, with local authorities reporting 20 people killed, dpa reported according to the BBC.
One person on the plane survived with critical injuries in the afternoon mishap in Bandundu, about 200 km west of Kinshasa.
The flight by Kinshasa-based Filair was attempting to make a scheduled stop in Bandundu before continuing to the capital.
The BBC report said that the aircraft struck a building about 2,000 metres from the town's airstrip, but there were no casualties on the ground.
Local police chief Colonel Joli Limengo was cited as saying that the dead including the flight crew of two pilots.