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No Survivors In German Plane Crash In Iraq

(RFE/RL) 19 February 2006 -- Search teams have found the wreckage of a German private plane that went missing earlier this week in northern Iraq.

Shaho Muhammad Said, a senior official in the Kurdish administration, said there were no survivors.

The wreckage was found some 40 kilometers northeast of the town of Al-Sulaimaniyah.

The German-registered plane with five employees of a German construction company, including the pilot, and an Iraqi on board went missing on 16 February over the mountainous area near the border between Iran and Iraq.

(compiled from agency reports)

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