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Cargo Plane Crashes at Saudi Airport
A Lufthansa cargo plane crashed after it veered off a runway upon landing at an airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's capital city.
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Surveying the Wreckage

July 27: A man is seen standing on top of the wreckage of a Lufthansa cargo plane which caught fire and split in half as it was landing in the capital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The German pilot and co-pilot of Flight 8460, which was carrying about 90 tons of unspecified cargo, were only slightly injured, an airport official said.

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Plane Crashes at Saudi Airport

July 27: The wreckage of a Lufthansa cargo plane which caught fire and split in half as it was landing lies on the tarmac in the capital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The German pilot and co-pilot of Flight 8460, which was carrying about 90 tons of unspecified cargo, were only slightly injured, an airport official said.

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Rescue Crew

July 27: Fire engines arrive at the site where a Lufthansa cargo plane, unseen, caught fire and split in half as it was landing on the airport runway in the capital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The German pilot and co-pilot of Flight 8460, which was carrying about 90 tons of unspecified cargo, were only slightly injured, an airport official said.

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Rescue Crew

July 27: Fire engines, far left, line up behind the wreckage of a Lufthansa cargo plane which caught fire and split in half as it was landing in the capital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The German pilot and co-pilot of Flight 8460, which was carrying about 90 tons of unspecified cargo, were only slightly injured, an airport official said.

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Lufthansa Cargo Plane in Flight

In this Feb. 22, 2001 file photo the last plane built under the McDonnell Douglas name, the MD-11, assembled at the Boeing Co. plant in Long Beach, Calif., and purchased by Lufthansa Cargo, a subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, lifts off from Long Beach Airport. A Lufthansa MD-11 cargo plane caught fire and split in half as it was landing Tuesday in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, and the German pilot and co-pilot were only slightly injured, an airport official said.

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Cargo Plane Crashes at Saudi Airport

A Lufthansa cargo plane crashed after it veered off a runway upon landing at an airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's capital city.

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