Two dead in plane crash as jet plummets to ground a minute after take-off

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    A plane has crashed just a minute after taking off, killing two people, according to reports on social media.

    The horrifying incident appears to have occurred at South Sudan's Juba International Airport today (Friday, January 27).

    As well as the two dead, several people have been reportedly injured.

    Andrew Akol Madut, who claims to be a journalist with AMDISS Media, tweeted an image of the wreckage.

    He wrote: "Another plane has just crashed in Juba after a minute took off in the Juba International airport (JIA).

    "The charted flight heading to Akobo this morning crashed due to unknown reasons.

    "Only two people have lost their lives some remain injured."

    Other tweets appeared to confirm that the aircraft was a chartered cargo plane travelling from South Sudan's Akobo County to Jonglei State.

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