At least 19 people were killed when a cargo plane crashed into a densely populated Republic of Congo neighbourhood, the countrys civil aviation director said. Michel Ambende said many more people were wounded in Mondays crash. He did not say what may have caused the crash, but said authorities were investigating. The Antonov 32 - owned by private company Trans Air Congo (TAC) -crashed in the Mvoumvou area of PointeNoire, the countrys economic capital, burying several houses in debris. Marc Ibata Ngassaki, a cameraman for stateowned television, said the pilot was able to get of the cockpit before the plane came to a rest. Ambulances and medical personnel raced to the scene.