Questions 9 and 10 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 10 seconds to answer the questions.
Now listen to the news.
9. According to the news item，what was disclosed about the plane crash?
A. The duty of the plane.
B. The number of passengers.
C. The death toll.
D. When and where the plane took off.
10. According to the news item，which of the following is CORRECT?
A. The military plane crashed in the hometown of Nelson Mandela.
B. All the survivors had already been found.
C. The passengers aboard were doctors for Mandela.
D. The identity of the passengers was not sure so far.
9. D 10. D
A South African military plane crashed in the mountains as it headed to an airport near the rural hometown of Nelson Mandela, authorities said Thursday. A military spokesman declined to comment on the plane，s mission or the number of people aboard, but said rescuers are searching for survivors.
Local media reported that the plane,（9）which had taken off from a Pretoria airbase Wednesday night,（当地媒体报道该飞机周三夜里在比勒陀利亚一个空军基地起飞。）was carrying a team of doctors responsible for the former President's health care.（10）However, two sources close to Mandela said the passengers aboard the plane were not doctors for him.（当地媒体报道机组人员是曼德拉的医护人员，而另有消息则说机上乘客并不是其医生。）