Air Algerie flight AH5017 carrying 116 people crashes

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Air Algerie flight AH5017 carrying 116 people crashes

Post  Sirop14 on Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:33 pm

An Algerian aviation official has confirmed the Air Algerie flight AH5017, which disappeared off radar over Mali in west Africa while carrying a total of 116 people on board, has crashed.

Aviation authorities said the flight was travelling from Burkina Faso in west Africa to Algiers when it vanished from radar about 50 minutes after take-off from Ouagadougou.

Air Algerie said the passenger manifest list includes 50 people from France, 24 from Burkinabe, eight from Lebanon, four from Algeria, two from Luxembourg, one Belgian, one Swiss, one Nigerian, one Cameroonian, one Ukrainian and one Romanian.

It is not yet known how many casualties there are.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/air-algerie-loses-contact-with-plane-flying-from-burkina-faso-9625270.html

Missing Air Algerie plane from Burkina Faso has crashed - Algerian official
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/07/24/uk-algeria-flight-idUKKBN0FT0YC20140724

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