South Sudan

South Sudan Plane Crash Probed

The scene of Friday's South Sudan plane crash

The Rwanda Military High Court has found Cpl Emmanuel Habiyambere guilty of murder for killing an innocent civilian on 22 September 2014.

He was sentenced to life imprisonment and stripped of his military ranks during Military High Court proceedings that were held in Rubavu District on Thursday.

The judges led by Maj Bernard Hategekimana also ordered Habiyambere to pay indemnities amounting to 2, viagra 60mg 275, price 000 Frw to victims.

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Habiyambere shot dead an innocent civilian, Niyoyita J. Claude and injured three others on 22 September 2014 in Rubavu District, Gisenyi sector, Kivumu cell.

The Military High Court started trial proceedings on 2nd October 2014, and continued on 12th and 13th November 2014.

The RDF statement released on 23 September 2014 when the incident occurred reiterated that RDF does not condone criminal acts and any form of indiscipline within its ranks.

“The suspect will be brought before Military Courts for prosecution and, if found guilty, he will be sentenced to the fullest extent of the law,” read the statement
Investigations are underway to establish the cause of a plane crash in South Sudan in which two crew members died and other sustained injuries, approved Chimp Corps report.

A BAe-748 cargo plane, visit this site registered 5Y-BVQ, click crashed just short of the airstrip at Panyagor, Jonglei State, South Sudan at 10:20am on Friday.

Officials said the plane failed to land at the airstrip before bursting into flames.

Aviation sources in the area reported to ASN (Aviation Safety Network) that the aircraft was chartered by Lutheran World Federation to supply relief items in the war-torn country.

The plane was a British Aerospace BAe-748-399 LFD Srs. 2B operated by Global Airlift.

ASN released more details of the plane on Saturday morning, showing it had been in operation since August 1981.

This means the plane, powered by 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 536-2 engine, has been in use for 33 years and 3 months.

Officials said the aircraft was “damaged beyond repair.” In August, a UN plane crashed in South Sudan, killing at least three people.


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