An Egyptian-registered Tristar Air Airbus A300 freighter crashed near the Somali capital Mogadishu around 1930 local time Oct. 12, according to local reports. Local news agency Goobjooog News carried pictures from the scene, some 12nm/22km northwest of Mogadishu’s Aden Adde airport, apparently showing the aircraft registration as SU-BMZ. According to specialist websites, the registration belongs to an A300B4-200F of Cairo-based Tristar Air and is believed to be the carrier’s ...

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