Sole survivor of Libyan plane crash returns home

10:57, May 16, 2010      

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The Nine-year-old Dutch boy Ruben, the sole survivor of a plane crash in Libya on Wednesday, returned to the Netherlands on Saturday with medical escort, local media reported.

The boy left Tripoli, Libya earlier in the day, aboard an ambulance jet of Libya's health ministry accompanied by his aunt and a Libyan medical team who have been treating him in al-Khadraa hospital in Tripoli.

Ruben had been hospitalized after being found alive following the disaster on Wednesday. He suffered some broken bones.

The plane, from Johannesburg, crashed at around 0400 GMT on Wednesday on approach to Tripoli airport, killing at least 96 people. The boy's parents and brother were among the dead.

Source: Xinhua


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