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Helicopter Crash in Libya Kills 3 French Soldiers

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
By George Hatcher

A helicopter went down and crashed in Libya on Wednesday, 20th July. According to sources, it was a French military helicopter operating in Libya. Three French soldiers were killed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains unidentified. Download article as PDF »

Libyan Fighter Jet Crashed in Tobruk; 3 Killed, 9 Injured

Thursday, September 4, 2014
By George Hatcher
Libyan Fighter Jet Crashed in Tobruk; 3 Killed, 9 Injured

A MiG-21 Fighter Jet belonging to Libya’s air force turned upside down and crashed in the Libyan city of Tobruk on September 2. The plane went out of control and crashed, in a residential area, during a military event which was held to honour the pilot of another plane that crashed last week in... »

Ghana VP in emergency landing

Monday, December 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Ghana Air Force Falcon 900 EX presidential jet en route from Cairo to Burkina Faso Ghana Where: Kufra Libya When: Dec 10, 2010 Who: passengers included the vice President Mr. John Dramani Mahama, business man Alhaji Asumah Bandah, football icon Abedi Ayew Pele Why: While en route, one of the Falcon’s engines failed.... »

Afriqiyah Crash: What happened?

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

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net 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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