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Thread: BREAKING: Contact Lost With Air Algerie Flight

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    Post BREAKING: Contact Lost With Air Algerie Flight

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    BREAKING: Contact Lost With Air Algerie Flight

    Contact has been lost with an Air Algerie flight between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (OUA) and Algiers, Algeria (ALG). Flight 5017 was an MD-83 that was being flown by Spanish carrier Swiftair on behalf of the Algerian airline. The aircraft had 110 passengers and 6 crew members onboard. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane […]
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    You say it [had] 110 passengers. Did it perish?
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    One report says it crashed in Niger!! Not sure how accurate that is of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gonzalu View Post
    You say it [had] 110 passengers. Did it perish?
    Whether it crashed or landed, the flight is over, so "had" would be appropriate and I feel doesn't imply anything more than that.
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    Sure... Phil

    Anyway, confirmed, crashed!
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    No confirmation of a crash yet, there hasn't been any wreckage sighted.
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    http://www.aol.com/article/2014/07/2...6pLid%3D506844

    Now THIS is how you secure a crash site!!

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