A Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 freighter crashed on landing at Riyadh yesterday, catching fire and breaking apart. The two pilots were able to escape via the emergency slide and were being treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. LHC said in a statement it had spoken with both pilots by phone. An airport official told the Associated Press that the aircraft "caught fire" on approach and then "split in two halves" when it hit the runway around 11:38 a.m. ...

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