Lagos plane crash

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People gather at the site of a plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria. AP/Sunday Alamba

People gather at the site of a plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria. AP/Sunday Alamba

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A picture taken with a photo camera shows residents of the Iju district of Lagos gathering at the site where a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-storey building on June 3, 2012 in Lagos. More than 150 passengers are feared dead, an aviation official and residents said. Thick smoke rose from the area near the Lagos airport and flames could be seen coming from the building. Residents said the plane had been coming in low, making a loud noise, when it slammed into the residential area. AFP PHOTO / CKN

A picture taken with a photo camera shows residents of the Iju district of Lagos gathering at the site where a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-storey building on June 3, 2012 in Lagos. More than 150 passengers are feared dead, an aviation official and residents said. Thick smoke rose from the area near the Lagos airport and flames could be seen coming from the building. Residents said the plane had been coming in low, making a loud noise, when it slammed into the residential area. AFP PHOTO / CKN

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A picture taken with a photo camera shows residents of the Iju district of Lagos gathering at the site where a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-storey building on June 3, 2012 in Lagos. AFP PHOTO / CKN

A picture taken with a photo camera shows residents of the Iju district of Lagos gathering at the site where a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-storey building on June 3, 2012 in Lagos. AFP PHOTO / CKN

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A picuture taken with a photo camera shows residents of the Iju district of Lagos looking at the smoke that rises a few moments after a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-storey building on June 3, 2012 in Lagos. More than 150 passengers are feared dead, an aviation official and residents said. Thick smoke rose from the area near the Lagos airport and flames could be seen coming from the building. Residents said the plane had been coming in low, making a loud noise, when it slammed into the residential area. AFP PHOTO / CKN

A picuture taken with a photo camera shows residents of the Iju district of Lagos looking at the smoke that rises a few moments after a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-storey building on June 3, 2012 in Lagos. More than 150 passengers are feared dead, an aviation official and residents said. Thick smoke rose from the area near the Lagos airport and flames could be seen coming from the building. Residents said the plane had been coming in low, making a loud noise, when it slammed into the residential area. AFP PHOTO / CKN

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Iju district of Lagos gathering at the site where a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-storey building on June 3, 2012 in Lagos. More than 150 passengers are feared dead, an aviation official and residents said. Thick smoke rose from the area near the Lagos airport and flames could be seen coming from the building. Residents said the plane had been coming in low, making a loud noise, when it slammed into the residential area. AFP PHOTO / CKN

Iju district of Lagos gathering at the site where a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-storey building on June 3, 2012 in Lagos. More than 150 passengers are feared dead, an aviation official and residents said. Thick smoke rose from the area near the Lagos airport and flames could be seen coming from the building. Residents said the plane had been coming in low, making a loud noise, when it slammed into the residential area. AFP PHOTO / CKN

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A picture taken with a photo camera shows residents of the Iju district of Lagos rushing a few moments after a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-storey building on June 3, 2012 in Lagos. AFP PHOTO / CKN

A picture taken with a photo camera shows residents of the Iju district of Lagos rushing a few moments after a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-storey building on June 3, 2012 in Lagos. AFP PHOTO / CKN

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A victim is carried from the scene of a plane crash in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying nearly 150 people crashed into a densely populated part of Lagos on Sunday, in what looked like a major disaster in Nigeria's commercial hub. There was no early word from airline or civil aviation authority officials in the West African country on casualties. REUTERS/Stringer

A victim is carried from the scene of a plane crash in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying nearly 150 people crashed into a densely populated part of Lagos on Sunday, in what looked like a major disaster in Nigeria's commercial hub. There was no early word from airline or civil aviation authority officials in the West African country on casualties. REUTERS/Stringer

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The bodies of victims are carried from the scene of a plane crash in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying nearly 150 people crashed into a densely populated part of Lagos on Sunday, in what looked like a major disaster in Nigeria's commercial hub. There was no early word from airline or civil aviation authority officials in the West African country on casualties. REUTERS/Stringer

The bodies of victims are carried from the scene of a plane crash in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying nearly 150 people crashed into a densely populated part of Lagos on Sunday, in what looked like a major disaster in Nigeria's commercial hub. There was no early word from airline or civil aviation authority officials in the West African country on casualties. REUTERS/Stringer

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Emergency workers and volunteers hose down wreckage at the scene of a plane crash in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying nearly 150 people crashed into a densely populated part of Lagos on Sunday, in what looked like a major disaster in Nigeria's commercial hub. There was no early word from airline or civil aviation authority officials in the West African country on casualties. REUTERS/Stringer

Emergency workers and volunteers hose down wreckage at the scene of a plane crash in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying nearly 150 people crashed into a densely populated part of Lagos on Sunday, in what looked like a major disaster in Nigeria's commercial hub. There was no early word from airline or civil aviation authority officials in the West African country on casualties. REUTERS/Stringer

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