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Colombian plane makes crash landing

08-17-2010 13:57 BJT

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A Colombian passenger jet operated by local carrier Aires has crashed while landing on San Andres Island during a storm. Monday's accident killed one passenger and injured 114 others.

The Boeing 737, which had 121 passengers and six crew members on board, was arriving at the Caribbean resort destination when it crashed short of the runway. Lightning and heavy winds were reported around the time of the accident. All of the injured were taken to local hospitals.

The wreckage of a Colombian plane that crashed is seen on the airport of the Colombian island of San Andres, on Aug. 16, 2010. One person died Monday after the Colombian plane with 131 people aboard was hit by lightning and made a crash landing on the Colombian island of San Andres, local media reported. (Xinhua)
The wreckage of a Colombian plane that crashed is seen on the airport of the 
Colombian island of San Andres, on Aug. 16, 2010. One person died Monday after 
the Colombian plane with 131 people aboard was hit by lightning and made a crash 
landing on the Colombian island of San Andres, local media reported. (Xinhua)

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