Several killed in Angola jet crash

At least six reported dead after Angolan Airlines aircraft crashes trying to land.

    TAAG Angola Airlines has been barred from flying to the European Union [Boeing]

    EU blocks airline
     
    The aircraft landed halfway down the runway and bounced out of control before crashing into a house, the report said.
     
    The injured were taken to a hospital in the nearest city, called Zaire, Angop said.
     
    The European Union announced on the same day as the crash that it was adding the Angolan airline TAAG, to its revised international blacklist.
     
    TAAG Angola Airlines will be barred from flying to the European Union because of safety concerns, the European Commission said.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    More than 300 people died in Somalia but some are asking why there was less news coverage and sympathy on social media.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan

    Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan

    Japan's third-largest steelmaker has admitted it faked data on parts used in cars, planes and trains.