September 5, 2008

17 Victims Found in Congo Aid Plane Crash

Remains of 17 passengers killed in the crash of an aid flight in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been found, the United Nation's confirmed.

The plane, operated by the U.S. company AirServ, went down Monday while on a landing approach to the Bukavu airport in the eastern Congolese province of South Kivu.

The United Nations said seven of its staff members were aboard.