Military aircraft crashes near air base in Blida

Published on : Wednesday, 11 April 2018 09:33   Read : 190 time(s)
Military aircraft crashes near air base in Blida

BLIDA (Algeria)- A military aircraft of Ilyushin type crashed on Wednesday morning near the Boufarik Air Base (Blida), military sources said.

A thick black smoke emanated from the plane on fire, visible from the highway connecting Algiers to Blida.

The crash toll is unknown for the moment, APS journalist said.

According to the information received on scene, the aircraft was heading to Bechar (South-west).

Special units of the Civil Protection have been dispatched on the scene of the crash to provide first aid to the victims.

 

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Military aircraft crashes near air base in Blida