A airplane conveying 11 individuals crashed in a forest in central Cameroon on Wednesday.
Shortly after takeoff, air site visitors controllers “lost radio contact with the aircraft” which was later “located in the forest” close to Nanga Eboko, round 150 kilometres northeast of the capital Yaounde, the nation’s Ministry of Transport mentioned in a press release.
The radio sign was misplaced through the storm that hit the capital metropolis late within the afternoon.
The airplane was chartered by a non-public agency, the Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO). The firm maintains a hydrocarbon pipeline that runs between Cameroon and Chad. The ill-fated airplane was flying from Yaounde-Nsimalen airport to Belabo, within the east of Cameroon.
Air and floor search groups have been placed on obligation.
Local media, Cameroon24, reported that the accident left no survivors; nonetheless, there was no official affirmation from authorities.
It is the primary main air disaster reported in Cameroon since 2007, when a Kenya Airways airplane transporting 114 individuals crashed after take-off from Douala Airport. There have been no survivors in that accident.