BREAKING NEWS: Air Algerie plane goes missing
Algiers, July 24, 2014
A missing Air Algerie plane that lost contact en route from Burkina Faso is an Airbus A320 carrying 110 passengers to Algiers, an Algerian official said on Thursday.
The Spanish private airline company Swiftair said its airplane operated by Air Algerie had six crew member on board.
The company said in a notice posted on its website that the aircraft took off from Burkina Faso at 0117 local time and was supposed to land in Algiers at 0510 local time but never reached its destination. - Reuters