France Sends Troops to Guard Air Algerie Wreckage

July 25, 2014 7:47 AM

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France Sends Troops to Guard Air Algerie Wreckage

French troops are headed to a remote area in Mali to secure the site of Thursday's Air Algerie jet crash, the third major international aviation disaster in a week.

The jetliner – owned by Spanish company Swiftair and leased by Algeria's flagship carrier – had 110 passengers and six crew members on board when it took off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, en route to Algiers, the airline said.

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