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Monument the most secluded in the world, in the middle of the Sahara Desert

Monument the most secluded in the world, in the middle of the Sahara Desert
Monument the most secluded in the world

On 1989, a person terrorist of Libyan detonates bombs in in plane UTA Flight 772. To respect the 170 victims in explosion of the plane, built the monument in the middle of the sahara desert. But, who the who want to here yeah?

Explosion it occurred on 19 September 1989. A terrorist of Libya insert bombs into in suitcase, then detonate it in plane owned by airlines Union des Transports Ariens (UTA) flight number 772. The blast occurred exactly when the plane are is above the sahara desert.

170 People was killed instantly. Flakes of carcasses of plane fall to secluded location in middle of the desert. After the 18 years Abandoned, the families victims decided to build monument in location such in the year 2007.

Libyan government, sympathize them with funds U.S. $ 170 million. The trucks carrying the stones to the middle of the desert such, 70 kilometers across to the endless desert. After 2 months of development in the middle of weather which 'brutal', the monument was finally completed.

The monument can be seen from space. Shaped in the form compass with the image plane in his middle. At one end the monument there are 170 of broken glass fruit, each representing a victim who died in a plane explosion. In the other end are included airplane wings that stands upright, with a plaque containing a list of the names of the victims.

Even so, this monument seen from Google Maps. We tried typing UTA Flight 772 on Google Maps, and voila! This monument looks cool with plane shape viewed from the sky.

This is monument the most secluded in the world, located in the middle of the Sahara Desert. Interested to get there?
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