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Sudanese cargo plane crashes in Moldova, eight killed

April 11, 2008 (CHISINAU) — A Ukrainian made cargo plane, An-32, has crashed at the airport of the Moldova capital, Chisinau, eight crewmembers died.

Three of the crewmembers were Moldavians and five – Ukrainian citizens.

The plane, owned by a Sudanese airline company, crashed as it was attempting to make an emergency landing shortly after take off and burst into flames, airport officials said.

The plane was heading to Sudan via Turkey.

(ST)