Hewa Bora Airways DC-9 crash Tuesday remained under investigation as the confirmed death toll reached 40, according to the BBC (ATWOnline, April 16). Most of the dead likely were on the ground, according to reports, as the aircraft was unable to lift off the shortened runway at Goma International and crashed through a wall into nearby shops and houses. Provincial Governor Julien Mpaluku told CNN that the runway was shortened six years ago following a volcanic eruption and the national ...

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