Somalia: Ethiopian cargo plane crash forces closure of Mogadishu airport

Posted on August 9, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Travel Aviation

RFI reports that an Ethiopian military cargo plane crashed at Mogadishu International Airport in Somalia on Friday, sending plumes of dark smoke into the air and killing four. Somalia’s government has decided to temporarily close the airport until further notice. “Because of the disaster that happened today, we have halted all flights coming and going from Mogadishu airport,” he told reporters. Read article

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