Skip to comments.Yemeni Plane Crashes,  Survivor Found
Posted on 06/30/2009 11:31:34 PM PDT by Lorianne
A Yemenia Airways Airbus A310 jetliner flying from Yemen to the Comoros Islands with 153 people on board crashed early Tuesday after hitting bad weather -- an incident likely to raise fresh questions about the small Middle Eastern carrier's safety record.
Rescue teams found one survivor and retrieved several bodies from the Indian Ocean, where the plane came down about 20 miles off the port of Moroni, the Comoros capital, a Yemeni aviation official told Saba, Yemen's official news agency. The survivor was a 14-year-old girl, according to the Associated Press.
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A better outcome than we feared, I guess.
I will never board an Airbus in the future , period....
Early stories said it was a toddler, then a 7-year-old. Now she’s 14.
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