Media: victims of the crash of Il-76, Algeria could become 200 soldiers
CAIRO, April 11. /TASS/. Survivors in the crash of Algeria military transport plane. This was reported by TV channel Al-Arabia, citing army sources in this country. According to them, “on Board were about 200 military personnel”.
#BREAKING: No survivors in Boufarik millitary plane crash in #Algeria, ‘around 200’ were on board pic.twitter.com/AK0DfCr1zq
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) 11 APR 2018
The Il-76 aircraft fell a few minutes after takeoff from an airfield military base in Boufarik 50 km South of the capital of the country. Immediately after the fall in the agricultural field, the Board lit up.
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Official statements of the Algerian authorities about the accident yet.
According to the government news Agency Algerie Presse Service special unit of the civil protection service of Algeria focused on the crash of a military transport plane.
In 2003 in the same area crashed military transport aircraft Hercules C-130, carrying out training flight with a brief landing at a military base near Boufarik. Soon after a second takeoff rejected and burned one of the motors. As a result, the plane crashed in a residential area. Then 15 people were killed, including seven children.
Around 200 dead after a military Ilyushin Il-76 crashed shortly after takeoff from Boufarik base in #Algeria. pic.twitter.com/iOnlvAaHxq
— Haidar Sumeri (@IraqiSecurity) April 11, 2018