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Photos: Deadly plane crash in Nigeria

Updated 12:32 PM ET, Mon June 4, 2012
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Rescue workers remove a victim of Sunday's plane crash in a Lagos, Nigeria, residential area on Monday, June 4. All 153 people aboard were killed. Rueters/Landov
President Goodluck Jonathan wipes a tear during a visit to the site of the crash in Lagos on Monday. Reuters/Landov
The scene is surrounded by onlookers as pieces of the wreckage and debris are cleared Monday. Reuters/Landov
Residents took pictures with cellphones Sunday. Reuters/Landov
Onlookers gathered around one of the plane's large engines Sunday. Reuters/Landov
At least 10 people on the ground also died in the crash. Courtesy Femi Green-Adebo
Firefighters work at the scene of the crash. The Dana Air flight from Abuja plunged into a building several miles from the airport in Lagos. AFP/Getty Images
Residents help carry a firehose as hundreds congregate around the crash site. AFP/Getty Images
A helicopter hovers over the neighborhood in Lagos. Throngs of people flocked to the area despite debris, fires and thick smoke. AFP/Getty Images
Rescuers carry remains to an ambulance on Sunday. AFP/Getty Images
Residents stand around and in some cases on top of the mangled plane. The accident site was not cordoned off. AFP/Getty Images
Soldiers disperse onlookers near the site of the crash. AFP/Getty Images
The crash triggered three house fires, a rescue officer said. Femi Green-Adebo, who lives blocks away, described hearing a "loud explosion," then running outside and seeing smoke. Courtesy Femi Green-Adebo
"It was so hot, we couldn't get close because of the fire," Green-Adebo said. "I just kept thinking about the people, if there was anyone in there." Courtesy Femi Green-Adebo
Green-Adebo says he left the scene soon after taking pictures. The large crowds were too much to handle. Courtesy Femi Green-Adebo