Afriqiyah Airways

Afriqiyah Airways A330 crash investigation

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
By George Hatcher
Afriqiyah Airways A330 crash investigation

The insurers have had months to move this case along. They had months to compensate the families of victims. Have they done so? Word is that they have not. The one year anniversary of the crash is on May 12. Look at what we have. No compensation. Look at the debris field. Do we... »

News: Afriqiyah Airways Flight 771

Friday, June 25, 2010
By George Hatcher

Plans for a memorial to the victims are underway. Though even without a memorial, family members will never forget. Maybe family members of the victims would like some answers with their platitudes. While theories abound on why the Afriqiyah Airlines A330-200 Airbus did not land level but appeared to have slammed into the ground... »

Afriqiyah Black boxes in France

Friday, May 21, 2010
By George Hatcher

On Thursday, the cockpit voice and data recorders of the Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330-200 which crashed in Tripoli were brought by Naji Dhaw the Libyan investigator to France to be examined to ferret out the details of why the flight crashed. Only the NTSB (US) and the BEA(France) are equipped to read the boxes.... »

Afriqiyah Crash: What happened?

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
By George Hatcher
Afriqiyah Crash: What happened?

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Martin Stephen What: Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A330-200 en route from Johannesburg South Africa to Tripoli, Libya Where: Tripoli’s runway 09 When: May 12th 2010 Who: 93 passengers and 11 crew (105 reported fatalities: 94 passengers and 11 crew) A child may have survived. Why:... »

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