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Air Algerie Loses Contact with Plane Carrying 116 People

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:48:42 +0000

iStock/Thinkstock(OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso) -- Air Algerie lost contact with one of its aircraft over northwestern Africa, the airline reported Thursday.

Air navigation services lost track of the plane about 50 minutes after it took off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, according to Agence France Presse.

Flight AH5017 was flying to Algiers with 110 passengers and six crew members on board.


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