Flying-Tiger
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Crash In Kenya

Thu Aug 22, 2002 5:12 am

Seems that nobody has picked it up yet:

Wednesday August 21, 1:00 pm Eastern Time

Dow Jones Business News
Airliner Crashes At Nairobi Airport - Sky News

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- An airliner has crashed at Kenya's main international airport in Nairobi and 76 people are feared dead, Sky News reported Wednesday.

Kenya television said the airline pilot contacted air traffic control and reported a technical problem on board, according to the BBC.

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All information I was able to find though... anyone able to confirm/deny?

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RE: Crash In Kenya

Thu Aug 22, 2002 5:12 am

I heard on Sky News that it was only a training drill?
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RE: Crash In Kenya

Thu Aug 22, 2002 5:19 am

There have already been posts on this. It was a training drill. Somehow the press got the wrong end of the stick
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EGGD
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RE: Crash In Kenya

Thu Aug 22, 2002 5:27 am

lol, a training drill.

I hope you are right!!!  Smile. In fact, I think I already heard it was a training drilll... but what about the '76 feared dead' bit? Sounds odd for a training drill (I would assume in training, there would be more survivors to attend to  Big grin).

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RE: Crash In Kenya

Thu Aug 22, 2002 5:30 am

Your bone's got a little machine