In pics: Nigeria plane crash

World | | June 4, 2012, 8:16 am
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A commercial airliner crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in Lagos in Nigeria on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

A commercial airliner crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in Lagos in Nigeria on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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All 153 people on board died and others on the ground were also feared dead in the worst air disaster in nearly two decades for the troubled nation. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

All 153 people on board died and others on the ground were also feared dead in the worst air disaster in nearly two decades for the troubled nation. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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The cause of the Dana Air crash remained unknown on Sunday night. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

The cause of the Dana Air crash remained unknown on Sunday night. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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Firefighters and police struggled to put out the flames around the wreckage of the Boeing MD83 aircraft. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Firefighters and police struggled to put out the flames around the wreckage of the Boeing MD83 aircraft. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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The flight's pilots radioed to the Lagos control tower just before the crash, saying the plane had engine trouble, a military official said. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

The flight's pilots radioed to the Lagos control tower just before the crash, saying the plane had engine trouble, a military official said. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)