Algeria: 257 dead after plane crash

Today, 247 military men and 10 crew members died due to a plane crash near the Boufarik military air base, 60 kilometers south of Algiers. According to the Algerian Ministry of Defense, all passengers passed away.

The route of the Algerian airplane was supposed to transport troops from Algiers via Busfer to Tinduf, but crashed shortly after taking off, landing in a nearby field.

So far it is not known what caused this devastating accident.

 

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