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Yemenia plane crashes

Only survior of Comoros plane crash recovers

Bahia Bakari recovers at Moroni hospital after she miraculously survived the Yemenia airliner crash off the Comoros, being ejected from the plane into pitch-black Indian Ocean waters. Full story

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Only survior of Comoros plane crash recovers

2009-07-03 08:51:25 GMT SINA.com Bahia Bakari recovers at Moroni hospital after she miraculously survived the Yemenia airliner crash off the Comoros, being ejected from the plane into pitch-black Indian Ocean waters.

Plane with Comoros crash survivor arrives in Paris

2009-07-02 09:21:24 GMT SINA.com LE BOURGET, France – A young girl believed to be the only survivor of an Indian Ocean plane crash flew back to Paris from the Comoros Islands on Thursday to the waiting arms of her father and siblings.

Black box located after Yemeni plane crash

2009-07-01 14:42:09 GMT SINA.com SANAA: The flight recorder from the Yemenia-operated Airbus A310-300 that crashed into the Indian Ocean on Tuesday with 153 people on board has been located, the airline's head said on Wednesday.

Girl, 14, conscious and talking after Yemeni Airbus crash

2009-07-01 05:49:00 GMT SINA.com The 14-year-old girl was rescued alive in the sea amid debris and dead bodies after a Yemeni Airbus jet crashed in the Indian Ocean as it tried to land in the Comoros islands with 153 people aboard.

France claims crashed A310 failed 2007 inspection

2009-07-01 05:40:06 GMT SINA.com The Yemenia Yemen Airways A310-300 carrying 153 passengers and crew on its way from Sanaa to Moroni in Comoros that crashed in the Indian Ocean late Monday night specifically was barred from operating to France owing to safety concerns, a senior French official said yesterday, but the airline was not on the EU's list of banned carriers and Yemeni officials insisted the plane was safe to operate.

Crash teen's rescue: 'she was shaking'

2009-07-01 05:38:27 GMT SINA.com A 14-year-old girl was rescued alive in the sea amid debris and dead bodies after a Yemeni Airbus jet crashed in the Indian Ocean as it tried to land in the Comoros islands with 153 people aboard.

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Yemeni crash boosts scrutiny of air safety in emerging nations

2009-07-01 05:35:51 GMT SINA.com France's Comoran diaspora expressed shock and anger after the crash of an Yemenia Airbus 310 jet carrying 153 people. Some insisted that their earlier warnings about the airline's safety weren't heeded by authorities.

Yemenia air crash causes outrage

2009-07-01 05:05:53 GMT SINA.com France's Comoran diaspora expressed shock and anger after the crash of an Yemenia Airbus 310 jet carrying 153 people. Some insisted that their earlier warnings about the airline's safety weren't heeded by authorities.

For some comorians, Yemenia airways crash is no surprise

2009-07-01 04:56:27 GMT SINA.com The Yemenia Airways jet that crashed into the Indian Ocean off the island of Le Grande Comore early today, with 153 people on board, had previously been "banned" from France after an inspection in 2007 by French technicians found the aircraft to have "numerous defects," according to Dominique Bussereau, France's minister of transportation.