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Search for Bodies in Nigeria Plane Crash Site Continues

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 7:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Rescuers in Nigeria have recovered 137 bodies from the wreckage of a passenger plane that smashed into a residential area of Lagos Sunday. All 153 passengers and crew were killed along with an unknown number of people on the ground. Among the bodies found are a mother clutching a baby. Rescuers say many of the […]

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At Least 153 Dead in Nigerian Plane Crash

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Nigeria has begun three days of mourning for the victims of the plane that crashed in Lagos Sunday, killing all 153 people on board. The wreckage of the commercial airliner continued to smolder early Monday as emergency workers carried bodies and debris from the crash site in a residential neighborhood. In an interview with VOA […]

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153 Dead in Nigerian Plane Crash

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Nigeria began three days of mourning Monday after a plane crashed in Lagos Sunday, killing all 153 people on board. The ruins of the commercial airliner continued to smolder Monday as emergency workers carried bodies and debris from the crash site in a residential neighborhood in Nigeria’s largest city. President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered a […]

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153 Dead in Nigerian Plane Crash

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Nigerian officials say all 153 people on board a Nigerian passenger aircraft flight were killed when the plane crashed into a building in Lagos. President Goodluck Jonathan has declared three days of official mourning for the victims and ordered a thorough investigation into the disaster. Officials from Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority say the Dana Airlines […]

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153 Dead in Nigerian Plane Crash

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Nigerian officials say all 153 people on board a Nigerian passenger aircraft flight were killed when the plane crashed into a building in Lagos. President Goodluck Jonathan has declared three days of official mourning for the victims and ordered a thorough investigation into the disaster. Officials from Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority say the Dana Airlines […]

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150 Feared Dead in Nigerian Plane Crash

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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More than 150 people are feared dead after a passenger airplane crashed into a building in Nigeria’s economic hub of Lagos. Officials from Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority say the Dana airline flight was travelling Sunday from Abuja to Lagos when it crashed into a two-story building in a densely populated residential area. Several buildings are […]

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Passenger Airplane Crashes in Nigeria

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A passenger airplane has crashed in Nigeria’s second main city of Lagos, reportedly carrying 153 people on board. Officials from Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority say the Dana airline flight was travelling Sunday from Abuja to Lagos. No information on casualties was reported, but the French news agency reports officials saying there are no survivors.

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10 Dead in Ghana Plane Crash

Posted June 2nd, 2012 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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(SOME NEW INFO) At least 10 people have died in Ghana after a cargo plane crashed into a bus while attempting to land. Officials said the Nigerian Allied Air jet overshot the runway at the Accra airport late Saturday and crashed into a minivan traveling down a road nearby. Officials say the plane’s four crew […]

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10 Dead in Ghana Plane Crash

Posted June 2nd, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 10 people have died in Ghana after a cargo plane crashed into a bus while attempting to land. Officials said the Nigerian Allied Air jet slammed into a minivan at Accra airport on Saturday. Emergency officials are on the scene.

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15 Killed in Nepal Plane Crash

Posted May 14th, 2012 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Nepal say a plane crash near an airport in the country’s north has killed 15 people. Authorities say six people on board, including two Danes and two children, survived Monday’s crash. The plane, belonging to local carrier Agni Air, went down while trying to land at an airport in Jomsom, a hub for […]

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