Dutch Boy, Survivor of Jet Crash, Back Home

Last Updated 8:37 a.m. ET

The Dutch boy who is the sole survivor of a plane crash in Libya arrived in the Netherlands Saturday on a medical evacuation flight, just hours after being told that his parents and older brother perished in the disaster.

Nine-year-old Ruben van Assouw's survival of a crash that shattered the airliner into pieces has stunned doctors and given the tragedy at least one hopeful story. The Afriqiyah Airways flight from South Africa hit the ground short of the runway while landing Wednesday in Tripoli, killing 103 peo