Published Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 | 12:30 a.m.
Updated Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 | 12:30 a.m.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The defense ministry says a civilian aircraft crashed at dawn in a field near Tunisia's capital, killing all 11 people on board.
A spokesman for defense minister Tawfik Rahmouni said the cause of the crash was not immediately known.
Online publication Assabahnews reported that the plane was a Russian-made Antonov specializing in medical transport, and was carrying two patients, a crew of six and three others.