257 Killed in Algeria Military Plane Crash

  • Allegedly, the worst aviation disaster in the history of Algeria has taken place. A military plane which was carrying soldiers (along with their families) and a few refugees crashed into a North Algeria field soon after it took off. According to Algeria’s Defense Ministry, a total of 257 people have been killed, of which 247 were passengers and 10 were crew. An investigation has been started which would look into the cause of the crash. No survivors have been reported by the authorities, however, a witness to the crash claimed of seeing a few people jumping out of the plane before it crashed.