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Re: Nigeria Quashes Air Crash Rumour - Ledger

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 11:50:18 -0400
Fwd Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 15:02:05 -0500
Subject: Re: Nigeria Quashes Air Crash Rumour - Ledger

>From: Terry W. Colvin <fortean1.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2004 09:52:12 -0700
>Subject: Nigeria Quashes Air Crash Rumour

>Source: BBCi

>Nigeria quashes air crash rumour

>The Nigerian authorities have called off the search for a plane
>alleged to have crashed near the commercial capital, Lagos, last

>Aviation minister Malam Isa Yuguda said no evidence of a crash
>had been found.

>Mr Yuguda said investigations showed that neither Nigeria nor
>any other country had declared a plane missing.

>On Friday, several people said they had seen a commercial
>aircraft capable of carrying 25 people ditch in the sea off
>Lekki beach, to the east of Lagos.


>The head of the Nigeria Aviation Safety Initiative told
>Reuters news agency that the crashed object had been classified
>as an Unidentified Flying Object.

Terry, the most likely reason there was no report of a missing
aircraft is that it was transporting illegal drugs. Knowlegable
witnesses to the crash have tenatively identified the aircraft
as a Beech 1900.


Don Ledger

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