Brazil: Thousands converge on crash site
Jul 31,2007 00:00 by UPI

SAO PAULO -- Thousands of Brazilians converged on the site of a deadly plane crash to remember the 199 people killed when a plane skidded off the runway this month.

Among those at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo Sunday were the family members of those killed in the accident, Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper reported Monday.

Some at the rally chanted ant-government slogans and made remarks critical of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

Last week, Da Silva fired the head of Brazil's Defense Ministry, which overseas aviation in the country.

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