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Lufthansa cargo plane crashes at Riyadh airport, no casualties reported

07-27-2010 21:41 BJT

RIYADH, July 27 (Xinhua) -- A cargo plane of German airline Lufthansa crashed at Riyadh King Khaled International Airport on Tuesday with no casualties, the pan-Arab al-Jazeera TV reported.

A cargo plane of German airline Lufthansa crashed at Riyadh King Khaled International Airport, on July 27, 2010, with no casualties. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)
A cargo plane of German airline Lufthansa crashed at Riyadh King Khaled International
Airport, on July 27, 2010, with no casualties. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)

A fire broke out shortly after the crash, but was now under control, and fortunately there is no one killed or injured, said al-Jazeera citing a local television.

The reason that led to the crash is still unclear, said the channel.

A cargo plane of German airline Lufthansa crashed at Riyadh King Khaled International Airport, on July 27, 2010, with no casualties. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)
A cargo plane of German airline Lufthansa crashed at Riyadh King Khaled International
Airport, on July 27, 2010, with no casualties. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)


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