Breaking: Air Algerie plane ‘disappears’ with 116 on board

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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, reports The Telegraph.
• Air Algerie flight from Ouagadougou to Algiers disappears from radar
• Air traffic loses track of plane 50 minutes after takeoff
• Flight AH5017 had 116 on board at time
• Flight has been missing since shortly after 2.55am UK time: reports
• Plane likely to have been flying over Mali

Air Algerie has confirmed via its Twitter feed that contact was lost 50 minutes into the flight, and has provided a crisis contact.

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