Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Morocco, military plane crashes

A military transport plane C-130 carrying 81 people Moroccan crashed in Morocco. This is confirmed by the government in Rabat. The plane, a C-130 transport, hit a mountain in the desert near Guelmin (about 800 km south of Rabat): the victims are 78 and three seriously injured. The aircraft that was supposed to land at the small airport of Guelmin, due to bad weather, crashed into mountains in the area during the landing phase.

On board were 81 people including 12 civilians. Most of the passengers was composed of soldiers return home to celebrate the feast of the throne on 30 July, during which we remember the ascent to the throne of King Mohammed VI.

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