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UNIFIL, Lebanese navy search for Ethiopian plane crash survivors

2010-01-26 08:09:42 GMT2010-01-26 16:09:42 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A Lebanese commando pulls a body from the water into a helicopter above the area where an Ethiopian plane crashed as a Lebanese army vessel (R) searches for survivors at Khaldeh, south of Beirut, January 25, 2010. The plane with 90 people on board crashed shortly after taking off from Beirut in stormy weather. Ethiopian Airlines CEO Girma Wake said he had no word of any survivors from the crash. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Helicopters and United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and Lebanese army vessels search for survivors near the area where an Ethiopian plane crashed, as seen from Khaldeh, south of Beirut, January 25, 2010. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

A Lebanese commando pulls a body from the water into a helicopter above the area where an Ethiopian plane crashed as a Lebanese army vessel (R) searches for survivors at Khaldeh, south of Beirut, January 25, 2010.

The plane with 90 people on board crashed shortly after taking off from Beirut in stormy weather. Ethiopian Airlines CEO Girma Wake said he had no word of any survivors from the crash.

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