Air Algérie Flicht 5017

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Air Algérie Flicht 5017
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 Swiftair EC-LTV (8415403452).jpg
Accident aircraft, Swiftair MD-83, registration EC-LTV, at Madrid–Barajas Airport, Spain, in Januar 2013
Date24 Julie 2014
SummaryCrashed, unner Investigation
SteidSootheast o Gossi, Mali
Aircraft typeMcDonnell Douglas MD-83
OperatorSwiftair for Air Algérie
Flicht oreeginOuagadougou Airport, Burkina Faso
DestinationHouari Boumediene Airport, Algiers
Fatalities116 (aw)[2]

Air Algérie Flight 5017 (AH5017/DAH5017) wis a scheduled internaitional passenger flicht frae Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, tae Algiers, Algerie, which disappeared in northren Mali on 24 Julie 2014.[3] The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 wi 110 passengers an 6 crew on buird, operatit bi Swiftair, disappeared frae radar 50 minutes efter tak-off.[4] An unidentified Algerian offeecial later said that the aircraft haed crashed,[5] while Air Algérie statit that the aircraft haed apparently crashed near Tilemsi.[6] The aircraft haed been chartered bi Air Algérie tae provide addeetional capacity durin simmer saison.[7]

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  1. Bjork, Christopher; Wall, Robert; Meichtry, Stacy (July 24, 2014). "Air Algerie Flight Reported Missing With 116 on Board". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Official: No survivors found amid wreckage of Air Algerie plane in Mali". CNN. July 25, 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on July 25, 2014. Retrieved July 25, 2014. 
  3. "Algeria lost contact with Air Algerie aircraft". APS State News Agency via Reuters. July 24, 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on July 25, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  4. "Missing Air Algerie flight: Live updates as plane vanishes off radar with 116 on board". BBC News Online. July 24, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  5. "Missing Air Algerie flight has crashed – Algerian official". Raidió Teilifís Éireann. July 24, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  6. Smith-Spark, Laura (July 24, 2014). "Air Algerie says missing plane apparently crashed in Mali". CNN. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  7. "Air Algérie leasing a Swiftair MD-83 for summer". ch-aviation. July 2, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2014.