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Indonesia airline says several survivors from crash

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Several passengers survived the crash of an Indonesian Boeing 737-200 in the city of Medan on Monday, a spokesman for the airline said.

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Indonesian plane crashes in city, 130 dead

MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - A domestic airliner crashed in a busy residential area of Indonesia's third biggest city just after take-off on Monday, killing about 100 people aboard and 30 bystanders in an inferno on the ground.

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Indonesia plane crashes in city, more than 130 dead

A spokesman for local carrier Mandala Airlines said several passengers had survived the crash in Medan, contradicting the city's top rescue official who said all 117 onboard died. The official Antara news agency put the number of survivors at six.

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Indonesian plane crashes in city, 130 dead

MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - A domestic airliner crashed in a busy residential area of Indonesia's third biggest city just after take-off on Monday, killing about 100 people aboard and 30 bystanders in an inferno on the ground.

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Survivors evacuate New Orleans as looting rages

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Survivors were evacuating the shattered city of New Orleans on Thursday as authorities confronted growing lawlessness and desperation days after Hurricane Katrina blasted the U.S. Gulf Coast.

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Hundreds feared dead on storm-ravaged U.S. coast

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Helicopters plucked frantic survivors from rooftops, debris-fouled water flooded historic New Orleans and hundreds were feared dead on Tuesday after Hurricane Katrina's rampage across the U.S. Gulf Coast.

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'Our tsunami,' Mississippi hurricane survivors say

BILOXI, Miss. (Reuters) -

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New Orleans flooded, hundreds feared dead in hurricane

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Army engineers raced to staunch rising floodwaters submerging historic New Orleans as helicopters plucked frantic survivors from rooftops and hundreds were feared dead on Tuesday after Hurricane Katrina tore across the U.S. Gulf Coast.

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Hundreds feared dead in U.S. Hurricane Katrina

BILOXI, Miss. (Reuters) - Helicopters plucked frantic survivors from rooftops of inundated homes on Tuesday and officials said hundreds of people may have died in Hurricane Katrina's attack on the U.S. Gulf Coast, which sent a wall of water into Mississippi and flooded New Orleans.