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Yemen plane crash tragedy

Yemen plane crash tragedy
Distraught relatives wait at Marseille Marignane airport to hear news of their loved ones, who were on board a Yemenia airlines plane that crashed as it came into land in the Comoros islands. The flight carrying 142 passengers and 11 crew, had started its journey in Paris and had made stops in Marseille, Sanaa and Djibouti. (Getty Images)
Yemen plane crash tragedy
Relatives console each other as they wait for news. Bodies and wreckage from the Airbus 310-300 were spotted in the Indian Ocean near the island archipelago, aviation officials said. (Getty Images)
Yemen plane crash tragedy
Upset families leave the Marignane airport after they were told the names of the passengers on board the flight. A 14-year-old girl, who was rescued from the sea, is so far the only survivor. (Getty Images)
Yemen plane crash tragedy
Dominique Bussereau, French Junior Minister responsible for Transport, answers journalists' questions after meeting relatives at Roissy Charles De Gaulle airport. The minister said the Yemenia plane had been banned from French soil after faults were found in a test in 2007. (Getty Images)
Yemen plane crash tragedy
A family member reacts after being given the list of names of passengers on the flight. Sixty six French nationals were on board the flight. (Getty Images)
Yemen plane crash tragedy
A man consoles a distraught relative. (Getty Images)

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