Advertising Console

    Scores killed in Algeria army plane crash

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    An Algerian military statement, released on Tuesday, said there were 78 people on board the C-130 that was flying in poor weather conditions when it crashed into Djebel Fertas mountain shortly before it was to land in Constantine. It said that of the 78 people, 77 were dead. Only one person survived, having sustained serious injuries, and was being operated on in Constantine military hospital. Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.