ArmInfo.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia finds out the existence of Armenian citizens among the victims of the crash of a passenger aircraft in Southern Sudan.
As the press secretary of the Armenian Foreign Ministry Tigran Balayan told ArmInfo correspondent, there is still no information on this issue.
To note, the passenger aircraft of South Supreme Airlines crashed today at the airport of the southern Sudanese city of Wau, located 650 km north-west of the country's capital Juba. As reported by the specialized portal Airlive, onboard there were 44 passengers. The AN-26 plane made an internal flight from Juba to Wau. The liner fell on the runway, the fuselage was almost completely burnt out, only the tail part remained. According to the administration of the airport, about 20 people were rescued. Meanwhile, according to the director of Juba Airport, a crew of five survived.
According to Airlive, South Supreme Airlines is a South Sudanese airline, which began operations in September 2013.