Realtors State cargo plane crashes at airport in Mogadishu

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There was no instant confirmation of any casualties. Pictures posted in the scene reveal the airplane’s cockpit crushed from a concrete barrier only steps from the ocean.

The Somalia Civil Aviation Authority affirms the crash in Aden Adde International Airport at Mogadishu on Saturday.

Markings on the airplane indicate it is controlled by Silverstone Air in neighboring Kenya. The business can’t immediately be reached.

A spokesman for the U.N. assignment in Somalia, revealed in photographs responding to the accident, didn’t immediately respond to your request for specifics.

The heavily reinforced airport is home to diplomatic missions and acts as a hub for humanitarian flights from the Horn of Africa country hoping to rebuild from three years of conflict.