About 100 dead in Sudan Airways passenger jet - WDRB 41 Louisville News

About 100 dead in Sudan Airways passenger jet

Sudanese television reports about 100 people are dead after a jetliner crashed and burst into flames.

The head of Sudanese police, Mohammad Najib, said bad weather caused the plane to crash land, split into two and catch fire.

The plane was arriving from Amman, Jordan in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum when it veered off the runway.

Al-Jazeera television station said it was a Sudan Airways passenger jet, and Najib confirmed the plane was from a Sudanese airline.

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