Chad's economy minister dies in plane crash

Chad's minister for economic development died in a plane crash as he returned from a board meeting of the regional central bank in Congo Republic, government sources said on Feb 15, 2001. In addition to the minister, Ahmat Lamine Ali, a senior government official and the pilot were killed in the accident on the evening of Feb 14, the sources added. A flight attendant survived with unspecified injuries.

The plane came down in northern Cameroon, not far from Chad's capital, N'Djamena, which is o