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Thursday, July 24, 2014

An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday. Flight 5017 lost radar contact 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, early Thursday. It was supposed to arrive at Algiers' Houari Boumediene Airport about four hours later. The plane, an MD-83, was carrying 110 passengers, two pilots and four crew members.


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This is all they have so far... What is going on with our skies? not so friendly anymore.


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CNN probably shot it down. It's the only way they get ratings.

They already mentioned it this morning, so it should be everywhere soon.

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2014-07-24 09:21 AM | Reply | Flag: | Funny: 1

The disappeared Air Algerie flight AH5017 has crashed in Niger after flying through violent storms, it has been confirmed.

Algerian television station Elnahar confirmed the plane went down due to bad weather and an Algerian aviation official had told Reuters flight AH5017 had crashed.



#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2014-07-24 11:10 AM | Reply | Flag:

An MD-83? How old was that thing? Isn't that a refurbished DC-9?

#3 | Posted by REDIAL at 2014-07-25 01:15 AM | Reply | Flag:

If there are Muslims in the cockpit or Russians on the ground, you're asking for trouble.

#4 | Posted by WhiteDevil at 2014-07-25 02:35 AM | Reply | Flag:

It's great to back in Delaware!! This might have been a tragedy.


#5 | Posted by bph320 at 2014-07-25 07:40 AM | Reply | Flag:

Redial, plenty of MD-83's still flying although they stopped making them in the 90's.

#6 | Posted by CrisisStills at 2014-07-25 09:49 AM | Reply | Flag:

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