Mozambique passenger plane missing

2013-11-29 22:25
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Maputo - A Mozambican Airlines airplane carrying 28 passengers and six crew members went missing en route from Mozambique to Angola on Friday, the airline said.

Flight M470 took off from Maputo at 09:26 GMT and had been due to land in the Angolan capital Luanda at 13:10 GMT, but never arrived, the airline said in a statement.

"Initial information suggests it might have landed in Rundo, in northern Namibia near the border with Botswana and Angola."

"LAM airlines, aeronautical and airport authorities are trying to establish contact to confirm the information," it added.

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