1 December 2013

Angola: Head of State Regrets Death of Angolans in Plane Crash

Photo: Xinhua
The crash site of a Mozambican plane at the Bwabwata National Park in north-east Namibia.

The Angolan Head of State José Eduardo dos Santos learned with deep grief of Friday?s plane crash that killed nine nationals travelling from Maputo (Mozambique) to Luanda.

On his own behalf and on that of the Executive, President Eduardo dos Santos sent his sympathy to the bereaved families, Angop learned from the Civil Office to the Presidency of the Republic.

According to a source, besides the ill-fated Angolans, the crash of the Mozambican Airlines (LAM) plane in the north of the neighbouring Namibia killed 10 Mozambicans, 10 five Portuguese, one Frenchman, one Brazilian, one Chinese and six crew members.

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