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sixth and last flight will take off at 05:00 am with the total number of
All of a sudden there was a big column of black smoke with flames beneath it,'' he said, adding that it appeared the plane crashed after it tried to take off from the hill-bound No.
Everyone at Mission Control is really pleased that Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer has successfully accomplished take off from Salina Airport on its journey around the world which will cover almost 20,000nms and span four continents.