Scores Killed in Algeria Army Plane Crash

At least 77 people were killed and one survived when a military transport plane carrying members of the Algerian armed forces and their relatives crashed in the country's rugged north east region.


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Plane in the air (file photo)

  • Algeria:  103 Dead in Plane Crash in Algeria

    Radio France Internationale, 11 February 2014

    A military aircraft has crashed in eastern Algeria, killing all 103 people on board, a security source told private TV broadcaster Ennahar on Tuesday. read more »

  • Algeria:  State Declares Three Days of Mourning After Deadliest Air Crash in Years

    Deutsche Welle, 11 February 2014

    Algeria is to mark one of the country's deadliest air crashes with three days of mourning. A military aircraft with 78 people on board crashed in the mountainous north east leaving ... read more »

  • Algeria:  One Survivor From Algerian Plane Crash - 77 Killed

    Voice of America, 11 February 2014

    Algerian state television says 77 people died when a military plane slammed into a mountain near the northern city of Constantine Tuesday. read more »

  • Algeria:  Rescue Workers Recover Most of Military Plane Crash Victims From Mount Fortas

    Deutsche Welle, 11 February 2014

    Rescue workers have found most of the people killed on board an Algerian military aircraft, which crashed into a mountain in Algeria's east. The country is to mark the loss with ... read more »