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Cargo plane crashes at Mogadishu’s Aden Adde airport

A cargo plane operated by Kenya’s Silverstone Air has crash-landed in Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu adding to four the number of Kenyan aircraft that have suffered air crash incidents in Somalia this year alone.

There was s no immediate confirmation of any casualties. Photos posted from the scene show the plane’s cockpit crushed against a concrete barrier just steps from the sea.

The Somalia Civil Aviation Authority confirmed the crash at Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu on Saturday.

A spokesman for the U.N. mission in Somalia, seen at the scene responding to the crash, did not immediately respond to a request for details.

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