Seven people killed in Angola plane crash

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A small aircraft crashed in Angola on Friday, killing all seven passengers and crew members on board, local media report emergency services to say.

The plane was headed to the capital Luanda from Dundo in the northeast near the Congolese border.

Officials say it departed from Dundo On Friday evening, before disappearing from the radar shortly afterwards.

“The aircraft left Dundo at 16:58pm (1558 GMT) for Luanda. We lost contact shortly after take off,” News24 quotes fire brigade chief Felismino Ndumba.

“Despite our efforts we haven’t had any contact with the aircraft since then. There were seven people aboard including a Portuguese national and a South African.”

The official confirmed that there were seven people on board, including a Portuguese and a South African.

“Despite our efforts we haven’t had any contact with the aircraft since then. There were seven people aboard including a Portuguese national and a South African.”

“It is impossible that there were any survivors,” he said.

The cause of the crash had not been established as of the publication of this report.

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