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Libya Jet Crash Kills More Than 100

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POSTED: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 8:55am

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 12:04pm

Tripoli, Libya - A Libyan airbus passenger jet crashed on landing in Tripoli killing everyone on board except a young child.

The jet was arriving from Johannesburg, South Africa.

Reports currently say 103 people were killed in the crash but there are also reports of a single survivor, a Dutch boy.

Pictures from local television showed a huge field of wreckage from the crash with rescue workers sifting through debris searching for bodies and personal identification items like wallets and passports.

The jet's two black boxes were found.

Firefighters put out small fires at the scene.

No word on what caused the crash.

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The plane committed suicide after seeing the colors painted on its tail.

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