Moroccan military plane crashes, 78 killed
The plane was trying to land in bad weather when it plowed into the ground.
Ayinde O. Chase
July 26, 2011 01:35 pm EDT
Disaster And Accident, Transport Accident, Air And Space Accident, Human Interest, People, Human Mishap
A Moroccan military transport plane crashed Tuesday in the country’s southern region. According to army officials, 78 people were killed and three others wounded.
Local media said the incident occurred near the city of Guelmim.
According to the reports, the Royal Armed Forces C-130 jet crashed in fog and bad weather conditions. The plane carrying troops and personnel had taken off from the Western Saharan city of Dakhla.
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