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Report blames deadly Air Algerie crash on pilot errors

Apr 22, 2016 - 11:06 PM

The final report on a 2014 Air Algerie airliner crash that killed 116 people says the accident was largely due to the pilots failing to activate the plane s anti icing system

AFTERMATH. A French soldier and a journalist look at debris of the Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 scattered at the crash site in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao, on July 26, 2014. Photo by Sia Kambou / AFP

Air Algerie crash victims' families mark one year since tragedy

Jul 25, 2015 - 11:21 AM

Families are asking that unidentified victims remains be flown from Mali for burial

ONE YEAR. A picture made available July 28, 2014 shows debris at the crash site of Air Algerie flight AH5017, near the town of Goss, north of Bamako, Mali, July 27, 2014. File photo by STR/EPA

'Series of errors' caused Air Algerie crash – report

Jul 03, 2015 - 11:30 AM

UPDATED A French judicial probe finds a series of tragic errors caused an Air Algerie plane to crash in the Malian desert last year with 116 people on board

DEBRIS. A French soldier and a journalist look at debris of the Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 scattered at the crash site in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao, on July 26, 2014. Photo by Sia Kambou / AFP

Cause of fatal Mali air crash still a mystery – probe

Sep 20, 2014 - 10:44 PM

UPDATED An official says the plane s auto pilot had been disconnected shortly before the crash but it was unclear if this had been deliberate or the result of an accident

NO OBVIOUS LEAD. A picture made available July 28, 2014 shows debris at the crash site of Air Algerie flight AH5017, near the town of Goss, north of Bamako, Mali, July 27, 2014. File photo by STR/EPA

Death toll in Mali plane crash revised to 116 – official

Aug 02, 2014 - 9:27 AM

It was discovered that two people thought to be on the Air Algerie flight were not

AFTERMATH. A French soldier and a journalist look at debris of the Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 scattered at the crash site in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao, on July 26, 2014. Photo by Sia Kambou / AFP

Identifying Air Algerie crash 'could take years'

Jul 31, 2014 - 10:57 PM

Thirteen Algerian forensic police specialists have travelled to the site of the crash but conditions there were inhospitable

AFTERMATH. A French soldier and a journalist look at debris of the Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 scattered at the crash site in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao, on July 26, 2014. Photo by Sia Kambou / AFP

Black boxes from Mali plane crash arrive in France

Jul 28, 2014 - 9:40 PM

A spokeswoman for the agency that probes air accidents in France confirms the arrival of two flight records from the Air Algerie flight AH5017

FLIGHT AH5017. A picture made available 28 July 2014 shows debris at the crash site of Air Algerie flight AH5017, near the town of Goss, north of Bamako, Mali, 27 July 2014. Photo by EPA

Investigators scour through debris at Air Algerie crash site

Jul 27, 2014 - 7:54 PM

French investigators scour through the debris of a shattered Air Algerie jetliner in Mali s remote desert north to get to the cause of the third global air disaster in eight days

AFTERMATH. A French soldier and a journalist look at debris of the Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 scattered at the crash site in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao, on July 26, 2014. Photo by Sia Kambou / AFP

Experts to begin probe into Air Algerie crash

Jul 27, 2014 - 8:51 AM

Officials had reached Mali s remote barren Gossi area described a scene of devastation littered with twisted and burnt fragments of the plane

France to repatriate bodies of all 118 Mali crash victims

Jul 27, 2014 - 12:45 AM

When it will be possible all bodies will be brought back to France all the bodies of all the passengers on the flight President Francois Hollande tells reporters after meeting with relatives of the victims

Air Algerie 5017 flight path. Map courtesy Google

Air Algerie crash wipes out entire families

Jul 26, 2014 - 10:29 AM

The scale of the tragedy for some communities is becoming clear as it emerged that 10 members of one French family died in the crash

Rappler Newscast | July 25, 2014

Jul 25, 2014 - 7:46 PM

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Survivors of Air Algerie jet crash unlikely: France

Jul 25, 2014 - 3:47 PM

UPDATED France s interior minister says the Air Algerie crash was most likely caused by weather which the transport minister said it was unlikely that any of the people on board survived

AIR ALGERIE. The Air Algerie logo at their headquarters, in Paris, France, 24 July 2014. Christophe Karaba/EPA

Wreckage of Air Algerie plane found in Mali

Jul 25, 2014 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED The jet carrying 116 passengers is clearly identified even though it had disintegrated

Rappler Newscast | July 24, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 - 8:18 PM

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Air Algerie plane with 116 passengers crashes

Jul 24, 2014 - 5:01 PM

7th UPDATE Air Algerie confirms the plane crashed in Tilemsi Mali Reports indicate the wreckage has been found