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Sunday, October 29, 2006

ADC Flight 53, a Nigerian Boeing 737 airliner carrying more than 100 passengers, crashes near Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The Sultan of Sokoto Mohammadu Maccido, the sultan's son, Muhammed Maccido, a senator, and Abdulrahman Shehu Shagari, son of former Nigerian President Shehu Shagari, are on the list of passengers on board. //cbs3.com/topstories/topstories_story_302082204.html (CBS), //www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L29881419.htm (Reuters), //news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-10/29/content_5264649.htm (Xinhua) There are six confirmed survivors. //www.sabcnews.com/africa/west_africa/0,2172,137489,00.html (SABC), //edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/africa/10/29/nigeria.crash/ (CNN)
The Attorney-General of Israel delivers a brief to the Supreme Court of Israel arguing that the President of Israel Moshe Katsav should stand aside pending a possible indictment for rape. //www.nst.com.my/Current_News/nst/AfpNews/200610291754091162115649.52/afp (AFP via New Sunday Times)
Aviation Development Company Flight 53 crashes shortly after takeoff in Nigeria killing 96 people.
Source: Wikipedia