A Horrific Look At The Nigerian Plane Crash That Killed 153 People

A Boeing MD83 aircraft went down in Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos, Sunday killing all 153 on board and these stunning photos were sent to the Associated Press from the site.

In addition to the passengers and crew killed, authorities say an unknown number of people on the ground may also be killed or hurt.

MSNBC reports that at least three buildings were demolished in the crash, one of them was a church, and bodies could be seen actually burning on the ground.

Nigeria Plane CrashThe flight travelling from Nigeria’s central capital of Abuja to Lagos in the nation’s southwest

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Nigeria Plane CrashPresident Goodluck Jonathan later declared three days of national mourning

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Nigeria Plane CrashMore than three hours after the crash there was still no water to put out the flames

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Nigeria Plane Crash153 people were reportedly onboard and an untold number of people were killed on the ground

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Nigeria Plane CrashRescuers were forced to use buckets of water to try and douse the flames

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