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Air Algerie aircraft (2): it seems that the airplane has crashed while it was flying over Niger; others say it was in the skies of Mali
Rome , Italy - The nationality of the passengers to be confirmed, all Spanish the members of the crew
According to international media, McDonnel Douglas MD-83 (registration EC-LTV) departing from Ouagadougou, in Burkina Faso, bound to Algiers, while it was flying over Niamey, in Niger, where was ongoing a bad storm, but other sources of the carrier said that the plane was over Mali, near Gao city. The aircraft had been leased from Spanish airline Swiftair, based in Madrid. The flight AH5017 operated...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency