A small aircraft en route from Juba to Yirol crashes in South Sudan, killing 20 people and injuring three others.
Officials are investigating why the commercial aircraft dove into a lake on Sunday during its flight from Juba, the country’s capital, to the town of Yirol.
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- A small aircraft en route from Juba to Yirol crashes in South Sudan, killing 19 people and injuring three others.
- A small aircraft en route from Juba to Yirol crashes in South Sudan, killing 20 people and injuring three others.
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