11 Tourists Dead as Plane Crashes in Tanzania


Accoring to the flight operator, at least 11 people were confirmed dead in northern Tanzania on Wednesday when a light aircraft flying to the Serengeti National Park.

The Cessna Caravan light aircraft, had a pilot and 10 passengers onboard; they had been flying tourists from the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha when it went down in the Ngorongoro crater, Coastal Aviation said in a statement.

The Tanzanian air charter company said the identities of the dead would not be disclosed until their families were notified.

The nationalities of the victims have not yet being determined. However, usual visitors are mostly from Britain, Germany, the United States and Italy.


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