The death toll from Tuesday's Sudan Airways A310 runway excursion accident in Khartoum stands at 30, many fewer than originally feared, with most passengers able to escape the aircraft before it was consumed by fire. The A310 departed Amman, made an en route stop in Damascus and then flew on to Khartoum, where it landed during a heavy rainstorm. Police spokesperson Maj. Gen. Mohammed Abdel Majid Al-Tayeb told the Associated Press that the aircraft was unable to come to a stop, skidding off ...

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