Jetliner with 104 on board crashes in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria (CNN) — A Nigerian airliner carrying 104 people crashed Sunday near the Abuja airport shortly after takeoff and burst into flames, airport and government officials told CNN.

A hospital official told Nigerian television channel NTA that his facility was treating seven survivors.

The Boeing 737, operated by Nigerian airline ADC, was still on fire at the edge of the runway hours after it crashed around noon (6 a.m. ET)

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