11 members of UN peacekeeping team die in plane crash

10/12/2009 | BBC

An investigation is underway in Haiti to determine the cause of the plane crash that killed 11 military officers from Uruguay and Jordan. The deceased were part of a 9,000-member UN peacekeeping force stationed in Haiti. The plane -- a Uruguayan CASA212 -- was monitoring the Dominican Republic border when it went down in rugged terrain west of Fonds-Verrettes.

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