Wednesday, July 1, 2009

A Miracle!

Girl, 14, sole survivor of Yemenia Airbus crash into Indian Ocean

A 14-YEAR-old girl has been plucked alive from the sea as she swam among bodies and wreckage after a Yemenia Airbus with 153 onboard crashed into the Indian Ocean.The A310 jet had aborted a landing attempt and was making a second attempt when it crashed, officials in the Comoros islands said.

The teenager, who was among the 142 passengers and 11 crew on Flight IY 626 was rescued alive, Ramulati Ben Ali from the local Red Cross told AFP, adding that her condition was "not worrisome".

Arfachad Salim, a rescue coordinator for the Comoros Red Crescent, confirmed she was the only living passenger so far and said local fishermen had also found wreckage, passengers handbags and other effects.

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