22:38 (GMT+4) A passenger plane crash-landed and burned in Wau, northwestern South Sudan, but all 49 passengers and crew survived, said an airport official, AP reported.
The plane was landing but then crashed, said Wau's Acting Airport Manager Stephen Youngule.
"The plane touched down and then jumped up again. The pilot couldn't control it," said Youngule, who is also Deputy Director of Air Traffic Services. "I saw it until the very last moment before the fire engulfed the aircraft."
When the plane crashed, its door flew open, which allowed the pilot and rescue crews to get everybody out, he said. Those with injuries were taken to Wau's hospital for treatment, said Youngule.
The plane carried 44 passengers and had five crew members, said Youngule.
18:46 (GMT+4) A passenger plane with 44 on board crashed in South Sudan, local media report. Many people are feared dead, Sputnik reported.
A South Supreme Airlines plane carrying 44 people crashed at South Sudan's Wau airport. The number of casualties is unclear.
At least 9 people were reprtedly pulled out from the debris alive.
According to the local official cited by BBC Africa, the plane was coming from the South Sudan's capital Juba.