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Plane carrying Guinean military officials crashes in Liberia

MYT 11:55:01 PM

MONROVIA (Reuters) - A plane carrying senior officials from Guinea's military and Defence Ministry crashed close to the Liberian capital Monrovia on Monday, Liberia's Defence Minister Brownie Samukai said.

"Senior Guinean military and defence officials were on the plane," Samukai told Reuters. "An investigation in now underway into why it happened."

Security sources said at least four people were killed in the crash.

(Reporting by Alphonso Toweh; writing by Daniel Flynn; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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