30 May 2018

Congo-Kinshasa: WFP Statement On UNHAS Accident in Remote Area of Democratic Republic of Congo

The two crew members and three passengers sustained minor injuries, and were taken to a local medical facility.

A helicopter belonging to the UN Peacekeeping mission in DRC, MONUSCO, was mobilized to evacuate them from Kamonia to Kananga (Kasai region), where an UNHAS plane was waiting to transfer them to the DRC capital, Kinshasa, for further treatment.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.

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