Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Bodies found after Yemeni plane crash

An Airbus 310 has crashed into the Indian Ocean with 150 people on board. The aircraft capable of carrying 240 people took off from Moroni in Comoros at 1 a.m. local time and was en-route to Sana'a in Yemen. Authorities say there were 157 on board Yemenia Airlines flight 626/7, the wreckage of which was found at approximately 05:00 GMT. By around 06:00 GMT some bodies had been recovered


On June 1 a French Airbus 330 went down off the coast of Brazil killing all 228 on board. The cause for that crash is still unclear but investigators believe air speed indicators may be to blame.

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