Afriqiyah crash

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Libya Plane Crash Survivor Gets OK to Leave Hospital

Assouw told about his parents, brother

(Newser) - The sole survivor of the plane crash that killed 103 people Wednesday will leave a Tripoli hospital tomorrow. Relatives have broken the news to 9-year-old Ruben van Assouw that his parents and older brother died in the crash, ABC News reports. "Under the circumstances Ruben is doing well,"... More »

Lone Child Survives Libya Plane Crash, 103 Die

8-year-old boy believed to be only survivor from Afriqiyah Airways flight

(Newser) - Over 100 people were killed today when an Afriqiyah Airways flight from Johannesburg crashed at Libya's Tripoli Airport. Authorities say at least 93 passengers and 11 crew were on board the Airbus A330 when it crashed while trying to land, Reuters reports. The only survivor was an 8-year-old Dutch boy,... More »

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