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Afriqiyah Airways confirms air crash at Tripoli airport

05-12-2010 16:02 BJT Special Report: Air Crash at Tripoli Airport |

TRIPOLI, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Afriqiyah Airways confirmed on Wednesday that an airplane of the Libyan company crashed at the international airport in the Libyan capital of Tripoli earlier in the day.

"Our flight 8U771 had an accident during landing at Tripoli international airport at 04:00 UTC (0600 am local time) today Wednesday," the airline said on its website.

"At this moment we have no information concerning possible casualties or survivors," it said, adding that there were 93 passengers and 11 crews aboard.


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