At Least 25 Killed in South Sudan Plane Crash [VIDEO]

A plane crashed in South Sudan shortly after taking off from the busy Juba airport, killing at least 25 people.

Reports said the Antonov cargo plane crashed just 800 meters from the runway Wednesday, landing in thick woodland along the shore of the Nile River.

Initial reports – from witnesses, news reporters and a government official – said at least 25 people are believed to have died, a number of children among them.