Goma city in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo a passenger plane with about 17 passengers crashed on Sunday,.
The office of the provincial governor confirmed the crash.
It was learnt that the plane crash resulted in several deaths.
The aircraft operated by Busy Bee crashed on a flight taking off to the city of Beni north of Kivu, Reuters reported.
As at time of this report, the number of fatalities was not yet clear.