Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Tripoli plane crash kills around 100

An Airbus A330-200 carrying 93 passengers and 11 crew memebers on board crashed at Tripoli airport while trying to land. The plane operated by Afriqiyah Airways departed from Johannesburg, South Africa and was bound to Libya's capital. So far 93 bodies have been recovered and it was also confirmed that a 8-year-old boy survived miraculously the crash. The president of the European Parliament said that people from various worldwide countries boarded the plane. The Dutch officials announced the possibility that several dutch citizens were on the plane. The Airbus of the Tripoli based Afriqiyah Airways crashed upon landing after a 9 hour long flight. It was one of the three A330 model owned by the Libyan airline.


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