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  • Cameroon - Kenya Airways plane wreckage found -radio

    05/06/2007 4:02:40 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 1 replies · 512+ views
    Reuters (excerpt) ^ | May 6, 2007
    Excerpt - YAOUNDE, May 6 (Reuters) - A Kenya Airways plane reported missing on Saturday with 114 people aboard, was found on Sunday in southern Cameroon, the central African country's state radio said. The radio interrupted its programming to report the find, but made no mention of casualties or the state of the aircraft. The plane was found near the village of Awanda, near the town of Mvengue, southwest of the capital Yaounde, the radio said. ~ snip ~
  • Jet With 114 Aboard Crashes in Cameroon

    05/05/2007 10:31:14 AM PDT · by kellynla · 15 replies · 626+ views ^ | 5/5/2007 | EMMANUEL TUMANJONG
    YAOUNDE, Cameroon (May 5) - A Kenya Airways jet with 114 people on board crashed early Saturday after sending out a distress signal over a remote rainforest in southern Cameroon, officials said. Nearby villagers reported hearing a loud boom. The jet bound for the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, went down near the town of Lolodorf, about 155 miles south of the coastal city of Douala, where it had taken off after midnight, said Alex Bayeck, a regional communications officer. There was no word on survivors, said Bayeck, speaking by telephone en route to the crash site. He said search planes were...
  • Kenya Airways Loses Contact With Jet

    05/04/2007 11:32:47 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 1,036+ views
    Excerpt - Kenya Airways said Saturday it has lost contact with a 737-800 aircraft that took off from Cameroon. "The last message from the aircraft was received by the control tower in Douala immediately after take-off," Kenya Airways said on its Web site. The flight departed Douala at 12:05 a.m. and was to arrive in Nairobi at 6:15 a.m. ~ snip ~
  • Report: Kenya Airways 737 airliner crashes

    05/05/2007 2:45:08 AM PDT · by malamute · 29 replies · 1,808+ views
    MSNBC / Associated Press ^ | Saturday May 5 2007 | MSNBC / Associated Press
    Report: Kenya Airways 737 airliner crashes Cameroon radio says missing plane carrying 115 went down in south YAOUNDE, Cameroon - A Kenya Airways flight with more than 100 people aboard crashed in southern Cameroon, state radio reported Saturday. The radio report said the flight, which lost contact with airport controllers soon after taking off around midnight from Douala, Cameroon, crashed near the southern town of Niete.
  • [Kenya Airways] Flight Attendant Carried [Heroin] Drugs - Report

    03/26/2002 10:18:30 AM PST · by LurkedLongEnough · 183+ views ^ | March 26, 2002 | Airwise
    A Kenya Airways flight attendant is alleged to have been carrying the biggest consignment of heroin ever found at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport when she was arrested Monday. A report in the East African Standard said the woman, who has not been named, had 27.8 kilograms of the drug in her possession when she was stopped by customs officials. The attendant, who traveled on a Kenya Airways flight from Mumbai, India to Nairobi, is understood to have been on leave. According to the newspaper, a police source said the woman was meeting a male contact at the airport but was...