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Seven Killed as Cargo Plane Overshoots Runway in Congo

A cargo plane plowed into a residential area in Mbuji-Mayi, Democratic Republic of Congo, on December 24.

Authorities said the Airbus 310 plane, operated by the cargo company Services Air, overshot the runway due to rainy weather and near-zero visibility before hitting several houses.

At least seven people on the ground were killed in the accident. The plane was carrying four crew members at the time; all of them remained unhurt.

The accident is being investigated.

Mahan Air Plane Skids Off Runway, Crashes into Concrete Barrier at Istanbul Airport

mahanA Mahan Air plane crashed into a concrete barrier at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, on December 24.

The Airbus A310 plane, performing flight W5-112 from Tehran, Iran, skidded off the runway and crashed into a concrete barrier.

There were 150 passengers aboard at the time; all of them were evacuated safely.

The cause of crash is under investigation.

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