In these undated photo, colleagues and relatives of the crew of Yemenia Flight 626 are seen during a protest.
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France has charged Yemenia Airways with manslaughter over a 2009 crash off the Comoros islands in which 152 people were killed, sources said Wednesday.The Yemen carrier was charged on November 15 in connection with the crash of an Airbus A310 which French authorities have said should not have been allowed to fly, a judicial source said. Many of the passengers were Comorans heading home for summer break, which is often marked with family and wedding celebrations on the islands.They had been flying from Paris and Marseille to the Comoros via the Yemeni capital Sanaa, where they were transferred from the plane that had carried them from France to the A310 .
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