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Air Algerie plane ´disappears´
with 116 on board: live

Telegraph [UK], by Andrew Marszal

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/24/2014 7:34:27 AM

(Updating) 12.33 The first details on the 110 passengers on board flight AH5017 - the French transport minister has said that "likely many" French citizens would have been on board the flight, which has disappeared. 12.28 More details are emerging of the final minutes of contact with the plane. [Snip] Aviation authorities in Burkina Faso say they handed the flight to the control tower in Niamey, Niger, at 1:38 am (0138 GMT). They said last contact with the flight was just after 4:30 a.m. (0330 GMT). 12.22 More reports are emerging that the flight was asked to change course midflight in order to avoid the path of another plane, again unconfirmed.

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Usual live updates every 90 seconds, time stamp is 5 hours ahead of US Eastern.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/24/2014 8:22:34 AM     (No. 9937798)

Fox News story talks about an Islamist group in the area.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grumpy Yee, 7/24/2014 8:32:07 AM     (No. 9937822)

Is this just the beginning if the use of aircraft for their terrorist purposes?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/24/2014 8:52:53 AM     (No. 9937859)

Not to be flippant but this will give CNN something to talk about now. Most likely they will broadcast 24/7 coverage. Theories of mother ships and black holes *ThIS DOES NOT REFER TO THE WON IN THE WHITE HOUSE*

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