Jet Overshoots Runway in Eastern Congo, 20 Injured

On Thursday, a passenger plane carrying 117 people overran a runway while landing in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Boeing MD-82 aircraft operated by Congolese carrier Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation (CAA) struck a patch of hardened lava at the end of the runway. At least 20 people suffered injuries.

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By Planet Data