A commercial plane has reportedly crashed this evening into the Pieri airstrip, killing 10 passengers including two pilots and wounding several others, according to multiple sources on the ground.
“Deaths has robbed off Uror family, a plane has just crashed at Pieri airstrip killing 8 including two pilots. Two are in critical condition. The incident happened at exactly 5:05PM.”
“My hometown of Pieri in Jonglei State has been hit today at 5:05 pm by a plane crash that claims the lives of 10 ( 6 passengers & 2 pilots). Exact details are yet to be unveiled to us from there. May God console and comfort the affected families,” said Nyang Mar, former Chairman of the Lou-Nuer community in Nairobi, Kenya.
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