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Air Algerie plane 'disappears' with 116 on board: live
Daily Telegraph ^ | 24 July 2014 | By Andrew Marszal

Posted on 07/24/2014 4:37:03 AM PDT by BlackVeil

Air Algerie plane with 110 passengers and six crew loses contact with air traffic control and disappears from radar after taking off from Burkina Faso on flight to Algeria ...

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ah5017; airalgerie; algeria; castro; niger; plane
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Full story at link. The plane has disappeared over Africa. There are rumours that it crashed but no confirmation.
1 posted on 07/24/2014 4:37:03 AM PDT by BlackVeil
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To: BlackVeil

What is this, three crashes in the past couple of weeks over there in that areas. Man, I am glad I quit flying back in the 1990’s.


2 posted on 07/24/2014 4:38:47 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: BlackVeil

I suspect islam is involved. Either by choice or ignorance.


3 posted on 07/24/2014 4:47:49 AM PDT by soycd
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“An Air Algerie flight en route to Algiers from Burkina Faso with 116 people aboard disappeared from radar early Thursday over the Sahara, the official Algerian news agency said.

Air navigation services lost track of AH0517 about 50 minutes after takeoff at 0155 GMT, the agency said. That means that it had been missing for hours before the news was made public.”


4 posted on 07/24/2014 4:48:06 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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“Flight AH 5017 had 110 passengers and six crew on board, according to the Spanish airline Swiftair, which owns the plane.

Alex Duval-Smith in Mali said there was “very bad weather” in the area, as well as “armed groups”.”


5 posted on 07/24/2014 4:50:12 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: RetiredArmy

Yeah, the last flight I took was to Reagan International, Sept 10th 2001 because I had an appointment at Walter Reed and was stranded there.

I’ve worked my life around no flying ever since.


6 posted on 07/24/2014 4:51:02 AM PDT by corlorde ("It's a shame nobama truly doesn't care about any of this. Our country, our future, he doesn't care")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Yes, they kept it to themselves for several hours - I imagine them frantic to find out where the plane is.


7 posted on 07/24/2014 4:51:07 AM PDT by BlackVeil ('The past is never dead. It's not even past.' William Faulkner)
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To: RetiredArmy

>>Man, I am glad I quit flying back in the 1990’s.<<

I fly every week, including today.

Pray for me...


8 posted on 07/24/2014 4:53:37 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (AGW "Scientific method:" Draw your lines first, then plot your points)
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9 posted on 07/24/2014 4:56:12 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: RetiredArmy

I quit flying commercial in July ‘96, after TWA 800 was shot down. If I can’t drive there, I don’t need to go there.


10 posted on 07/24/2014 4:59:57 AM PDT by carriage_hill ( Some days you're the windshield, and some days you're the bug.)
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To: freedumb2003

Flown commercial one time in the last 25 years and that was because the plane was in Dallas for it’s yearly check up. Our first was a King Air, Citation 2, Citation 4 and now we have a Citation XLS.


11 posted on 07/24/2014 5:00:55 AM PDT by Dusty Road
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Sky News understands airlines had been warned in recent days not to fly over Mali.

The plane involved is a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 operated by Swiftair. The plane was asked to change route at 1.38am GMT (2.38am BST) because of a storm in the area.


12 posted on 07/24/2014 5:05:36 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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Just talked to hubby who is a pilot in Burkina Faso. They would have been over Niger, not Mali.


13 posted on 07/24/2014 5:07:53 AM PDT by pops88 (Geek chick standing with Breitbart for truth)
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To: BlackVeil

If the Mooselimb Brothers shot it down would it be Obama’s fault?

Pray America is waking up


14 posted on 07/24/2014 5:09:12 AM PDT by bray (Palin/Bibi 2016)
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To: BlackVeil

How far can those Russian missiles fly?


15 posted on 07/24/2014 5:11:22 AM PDT by McGruff (You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink)
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To: pops88

Nevermind, just saw the update it was over Northern Mali.


16 posted on 07/24/2014 5:11:57 AM PDT by pops88 (Geek chick standing with Breitbart for truth)
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To: RetiredArmy

Commuting by car is getting almost as bad these days. /rant


17 posted on 07/24/2014 5:16:11 AM PDT by McGruff (You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink)
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To: BlackVeil

I love flying.

It’s airports I hate.

And it’s ALL the fault of the muzzies.


18 posted on 07/24/2014 5:16:22 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: BlackVeil

That would put them in the area of Bourem in Mali.

UTA Flight 722 was blown out of the sky in 1989 by a bomb in the cargo hold, and wound up abou 800 miles east, in the desert in Niger.

Lybian associated Muslim terrorists in that case... Fighting for control of Congo.


19 posted on 07/24/2014 5:16:42 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: McGruff

S-300/SA-20Bs have a range of 121 miles. And Russia has cheerfully sold weapons systems all over Africa at this point.


20 posted on 07/24/2014 5:18:33 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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