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Algerian Plane Crash Kills 102

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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian civil defense commander says one person survived and all 102 others died in the crash of a military transport plane in eastern Algeria.

Commander Farid Nechad, who is based in Algiers, told The Associated Press that 55 bodies have been recovered so far from Tuesday’s crash and everyone besides the survivor is presumed dead.

The U.S.-built C-130 Hercules transport crashed in a mountainous area some 50 kilometers (30 miles) southeast of the city of Constantine.


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