Ennahar TV (Arabic: تلفزيون النهار ) is an Arabic language satellite television channel broadcasting from Bir Mourad Rais. Ennahar TV was set up by Groupe Ennahar and a number of Arab intellectuals from Algeria and the Arab World. Algeria has abandoned more than people in the past 14 months. ALGIERS, Algeria: An Algerian military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after takeoff Wednesday into a field in northern.

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Around Algerian military personnel were on board a similar army plane that crashed on April 11, near an airbase outside the capital. The cause of the crash was unclear and an investigation has been opened. Algerian authorities did not mention whether there were any survivors but one witness reported seeing some people jump out of the aircraft before it crashed at 7: The flight had just taken off from the Ds military base, 30 kilometers 20 miles southwest of the capital Algiers, for a military base in Bechar in southwest Algeria, according to Farouk Achour, the chief spokesman for the civil protection services.


It was scheduled to make a layover in Tindouf in southern Algeria, home to many refugees from the neighboring Western Sahara, a disputed territory annexed by Morocco. The Soviet-designed Il military transport plane crashed in a farm field with no people nearby, Achour said.

Footage from the scene showed thick black smoke coming off the field, ambulances and Red Crescent vehicles arriving at the crash site and body bags lined up in the field.

Algerian military plane crashes in a field, killing 257

One farmer said some passengers jumped out of the aircraft before the accident. The Il model has been in production since s and has an annahr good safety record.

It is widely used for both commercial freight and military transport. The Algerian military operates several of the planes. It was the first crash of an Algerian military plane since Februarywhen a U.

The previous deadliest crash on Algerian soil occurred inwhen people were killed after a civilian airliner crashed at the end of the runway in Tamanrasset.


There was a single survivor in that crash. Also in10 people died when an Algerian Dx Force C crashed after an engine caught fire shortly after it took off from the air base near Boufarik, according to the Aviation Safety Network.

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