This post was edited by moonshooter at 2014-7-24 18:36
Contact lost with Airbus AH5017 plane which was expected to land in Algiers; 110 passengers, six crew members on board,this plane losted contact after 50-minutes flight from Ouagadougou,the capital of Burkina Faso,in Africa.
"Air navigation services of Air Algerie have lost contact on Thursday with AH 5017 flight coming from Ouagadougou to Algiers, at around 1:55 am GMT, or 50 minutes after take-off," APS said, quoting an Air Algerie statement.
"In accordance with these developments, the company launches the emergency response plan," the statement said.
Air Algerie company is the third argest airlines in Africa,and boasts the most Boeing737 planes(20) among north Africa.
Since 1960, Air Algerie has 17 accidents,7 fatal accidents,6 of them was for hijacking reasons.