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Nigeria: All 153 onboard feared killed as plane crashes into building, says aviation body
Posted on 06/03/2012 10:26:10 AM PDT by jimbo123
Lagos: More than 150 passengers are feared dead after their plane crashed in a two-storey building in the densely populated district of Nigeria's economic capital Lagos on Sunday, residents and an aviation official said.
Thick smoke was seen rising from the area, near Lagos airport, and flames could be seen coming from a two-storey building.
Residents said the plane had been coming in low, making a loud noise, when it slammed into the residential area.
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posted on 06/03/2012 10:26:19 AM PDT
posted on 06/03/2012 10:29:12 AM PDT
Sudden drop in 419 scams from Nigeria, investigators at a loss for explanation
posted on 06/03/2012 10:33:15 AM PDT
by Jack Hydrazine
(It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
posted on 06/03/2012 10:33:45 AM PDT
posted on 06/03/2012 10:35:42 AM PDT
Reports are that it crashed into an apartment building, so it’s likely people on the ground were killed also.
posted on 06/03/2012 10:36:15 AM PDT
( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
posted on 06/03/2012 10:50:19 AM PDT
I have 155 magic asbestos suits for them —they need only wire $100,000 to a Seattle Western Union, and thanking you for your highest discretion in this sensitive matter.
posted on 06/03/2012 10:55:48 AM PDT
To: gaijin; Jack Hydrazine
posted on 06/03/2012 11:03:21 AM PDT
All the gawkers are looking for Hope and Change.
posted on 06/03/2012 11:08:30 AM PDT
(I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
Appears from this pic that the spoilers on the horizontal stabilizer were open. Why would that be the case while in flight?
To: Jack Hydrazine
posted on 06/03/2012 11:13:22 AM PDT
allah is my co-pilot
am I the first to suspect the hand of the religon of peace here?
posted on 06/03/2012 11:32:56 AM PDT
by Elle Bee
To: Elle Bee
KAI TAK ,, this is how it's done ...
Tail reminds me of a md-1011.
posted on 06/03/2012 5:45:54 PM PDT
by Secret Agent Man
(I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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