Thursday, July 24, 2014

Breaking! Algerian Plane With 110 People On Board Goes Missing


An Airbus A320 - similar to the aircraft used by Air Algerie.
An Airbus A320 - similar to the aircraft used by Air Algerie.
Algerian aviation authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie aircraft en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers, about 50 minutes after take-off, the APS state news agency reported on Thursday.
An Algerian official told Reuters that the missing plane, an Airbus A320, was carrying 110 passengers and six crew.

Separately, a representative of Spanish airline company Swiftair, which operated the aircraft on behalf of Air Algerie, confirmed to Reuters that the flight had not reached its expected destination at its scheduled time of 0510 GMT.

This is a developing news story, please check back for updates. 

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