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Thai Plane Crash Claims 90

September 17, 2007
Ninety people were killed and 42 others injured when a Thai airliner carrying 123 passengers crashed on landing at Thailand's tourist island of Phuket on Sunday afternoon. Fifty-five of the victims were foreigners, said authorities.

The plane, belonging to the budget airline One-Two-Go burst into flames and broke in two when it tried to land in heavy rain, Thai officials said.

The plane was carrying 123 passengers and five crew members on a domestic flight from Bangkok to Phuket, Thai television station TITV said.

Caption: Rescue workers search for survivors.

Photograph: Getty Images
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