The European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) and FAA have warned that civil airlines could be in danger when flying through South Sudanese airspace. Following South Sudan’s independence in 2011, there has there has been ongoing armed conflict which increased significantly in December 2013. “Aircraft, including civil aircraft, have been attacked during this conflict,” FAA said in a Dec. 24 statement, detailing several incidents where aircraft were hit, including some ...

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