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    Yemeni plane crashes with 154 aboard

    Adnoid, do you have any info on this? TIA

    http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/...ash/index.html

    A Yemeni jetliner with more than 150 people aboard has crashed in the Indian Ocean off the island nation of Comoros, aviation officials in Yemen said Tuesday. (more at link)

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    The flight originated from Paris.

    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,529499,00.html

    According to preliminary information from Paris Airports press service, a Yemenia Air Airbus 330 flew on Monday from Paris to San'a, with 147 passengers and 11 crew on board.

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    Ongoing discussion at Airliners.net.

    http://www.airliners.net/aviation-fo....main/4467230/

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    Airliners post says the captain was found alive. Post # 161.

    http://www.airliners.net/aviation-fo....main/4467230/

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    http://www.twincities.com/allheadlines/ci_12727933

    The sole survivor was a 14 yr old girl. News media originally reported she was 5.

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    Comoros Crash Jet Black Boxes Recovered

    By REUTERS
    Published: August 28, 2009



    MORONI (Reuters) - Deep-water recovery specialists Friday retrieved the black boxes of a Yemeni jet that plunged into the Indian Ocean off the Comoros archipelago in June.

    http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2009/...-blackbox.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by adnoid View Post
    No more than you have posted. Terrible news.
    So awful Adnoid for all those unsuspecting people who had no idea there last minutes on earth were at hand. I hope they learn something from the boxes and my heart goes out to this lone surviving 14 yr old girl.



    PS and O/T: I am so surprised there is no thread on the LA wild fires that have 0 containment at 7pm tonite. Bless all those fighting these engulfing fires in the LA area xox



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