Sudanese-owned An-32 crashed Friday in Moldova, killing all eight aboard, according to the Flight Safety Foundation's Aviation Safety Network and widespread press reports. The aircraft, which belonged to Kata Transportation, was carrying 2.3 tons of fuel and took off from Chisinau, but pilots requested permission to return and land just a few minutes into the flight, the Associated Press reported. A wing struck wires and a fence on approach. Flight was en route to Sudan via Antalya.

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