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Algeria: Military plane crashes with around 100 on board: no survivors

ALGERIA (OBSERVATORY) – There are not survivors in a crash of military aircraft in the vicinity of Boufarik airport in the north of Algeria, an Algerian military source told the satellite television channel Al-Arabiya.

As reported by the Algerian news agency, the aircraft crashed aircraft from the north of the country from the province of Blida to the southwest. Most of the passengers were servicemen. The plane fell in the vicinity of the airport.

At present, rescuers are extinguishing a fire that has arisen at the site of the crash. Sources say that the plane fell a few minutes after take-off. One of the possible causes of the collapse could be a technical malfunction.

In total, according to preliminary data, more than 200 people could become victims of the disaster.