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Eight-year old child sole survivor of Libya air crash

Concerned families await release of passenger list following crash near Tripoli airport.

May 13, 2010 3:39 by

The passenger list has not yet been released in connection with the crash of a Libyan jetliner upon arrival at Tripoli airport Wednesday, following its departure late Tuesday from Johannesburg. An 8-year old boy is the only survivor of the crash in which at least 60 Dutch nationals died, Al-Jazeera reported.

The flight recorder of the downed Afriqiyah Airways plane has been located, Al Jazeera added.

Speaking at a press conference, a South African aviation industry spokeswoman addressed concerns that the passenger list had not yet been made public, adding that the airline was currently in discussions concerning its release.

Source: Al-Jazeera

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