Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo ordered the grounding of Chanchangi Airlines and Sosoliso Airlines during a meeting broadcast on national television yesterday, three days after a 32-year-old Sosoliso DC-9 crashed in Port Harcourt, killing 107 people (ATWOnline, Dec. 12). It was the fifth Nigerian accident since 1992 to claim more than 100 lives, according to the BBC. Obasanjo fired Tommy Oyelade, secretary of the national aviation ministry, and said that all Nigerian aircraft will ...

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