Lone Child Survives Libya Plane Crash, 103 Die

8-year-old boy believed to be only survivor from Afriqiyah Airways flight
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 12, 2010 3:31 AM CDT
Updated May 12, 2010 7:49 AM CDT
103 Dead in Libya Plane Crash
This image from Libyan television shows a section of the fuselage from Afriqiyah Flight 771 amid the wreckage.   (AP photo/Libyan TV)

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, according to Radio France Internationale.
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