In the salon crashed near Juba in southern Sudan An-12 was 18 people, among them one citizen of Russia and Five citizens of Armenia, said the representative of the President of South Sudan Century Ateni Ateni.
"in the cabin of the An-12 which crashed in South Sudan, there were 12 passengers, six crew members, including Five Armenians and one Russian citizen," said Atani, adding that all 12 passengers were Sudanese.
"3 survivors in a plane crash in South Sudan - citizens of South Sudan," added Atani, reports RIA " Novosti ". Commissioner of the President of the country also confirmed that the Plane belonged to local airline Allied Services Limited. At the same time the third Secretary on consular issues of the Embassy of Ukraine in Kenya Alexander Kalinchuk said that Five persons from among the former on Board the plane were Russians " you Know, because it was a private Plane, Russian production. Cargo Aircraft carried out the order on the transport for some of the oil organizations, which, while unknown, we find out. The cabin was, on inaccurate data, twelve. Five of them - citizens of the Russian Federation nationality seven other passengers, it appears. As he fell during takeoff, he raised up a little, flew and fell, lost the lives of 41 people, this is exactly determined, " said Kalinchuk. Press Secretary of the Russian diplomatic mission in Uganda Radmir Gainanov said that the residence of the Ambassador is in close cooperation with the authorities of South Sudan and continues to clarify the citizenship of the passengers and crew members. Cargo Plane crashed shortly after taking off from the airport of the capital of southern Sudan - Juba town. The plane was heading to the city Palocz. Witnesses say that the tail and other pieces of the aircraft scattered along the banks of the river White Nile. Information about the victims differ. From the outset it was stated that in the cabin were twelve – Five crew members from Russia and 7 passengers. To survive turned out only two, and among them one child. Later the administration of the President of South Sudan agreed, the plane crash and said that in the salon there were 20 persons * crew and passengers. Then it was declared dead about 41. The Commissioner of administration of the President of the country said that in addition to passengers and crew in the crash of An-12 there are dead on the ground. It was stated that the Plane could fall due to overload or technical problems.