Emergency landing plane
Libyan airline Afriqiyah Airways at Tripoli International Airport on
Wednesday (05/12/2010) morning, resulted in 100 people from 104
passengers died instantly. One of the four
passengers who survived was an eight-year-old child.
Associated Press news
agency reported, the plane was
destroyed in the form of small pieces, except at the center of the body
and rear wing. Authorities have not
revealed the cause of the accident and menamopik weather as the cause.
Airbus A330-200 aircraft
was flying from Johannesburg, South Africa and had landed at 6 am local
Airport officials who
declined to be named said the plane was carrying 94 passengers and 11
crew, which means all of those killed. There has been no
announcement of more details about this accident or its cause.
BBC correspondent in
Tripoli, Rana Jawad explained, is not known whether the plane had an
accident while on the runway at the airport or other location. Therefore, the location
of the accident was not visible from the airport. "The weather was also
sunny here the last few days," he said.
Afriqiyah Airways was
founded in 2001 and was originally owned by the Libyan government. Libya-Africa Investment
Portfolio and then convert this company into shares of capital and
manage it. This new airline resumed
operations on 21 April, after had been halted due to a cloud of ash in