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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

6 Killed After Jet Crashes in Angola

LUANDA, Angola -- An Angolan Airlines plane crashed on landing at an airport in northern Angola on Thursday, killing at least six people.

The Boeing 737 plane carrying 78 people crashed when it landed at an airport in M'banza Congo, a town about 300 kilometers north of the capital, Luanda, state news agency Angop reported from the scene. The plane landed halfway down the runway and bounced out of control before crashing into a house. The injured were taken to a hospital in the nearest city, called Zaire.

The European Union announced Thursday that it was adding the Angolan flag carrier, TAAG, to its international blacklist. The airline will be barred from flying to the EU because of safety concerns, it said. All Indonesian airlines also will be barred, and an existing ban on Pakistan International Airlines will be relaxed to allow specific Boeing 747 and Airbus 310 jets to fly to Europe, in addition to its already authorized Boeing 777 fleet, the EU said.