VIDEO: Footage shows the first moments of the military plane crash in Algeria

Algerian media outlets and reporters have been sharing footage showing the first moments of the military plane crashing a field outside Algeria’s capital on Wednesday.

Television footage showed crowds and emergency vehicles massing around the smoking and flaming wreckage near Boufarik airport southwest of Algiers.

A military source told Al Arabiya that a total of 257 people were killed, most of them military. Ten crew and other people described as family members also died, and a number of survivors were being treated at an army hospital, the defense ministry said.

‘No survivors’ as military plane crashes near Algeria capital

‘No survivors’ as military plane crashes near Algeria capital

‘No survivors’ as military plane crashes near Algeria capital

‘No survivors’ as military plane crashes near Algeria capital

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 14:02 - GMT 11:02
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