Fox News reported that the Air Algerie flight, that carries 116 people that disappeared from radar just after take off last Wednesday has its final destination in Mali. A Ministry of Defense from France told Fox News that two French fighter jets have found the wreckage.
The Air Algierie vanished after 50 minutes after takeoff from Ougadougou, the captital of Burkina Faso. The plane was carrying 110 passengers and six crews.
Air Algierie Flight 5017 had 116 passengers: 51 French, 27 Burkina Faso Nationals, eight Lebanese, six Algerians, five Canadians, four Germans, two Luxemburg nationals, one Swiss, one Belgium, one Nigerian, one Egyptian, one Ukrainian, one Malian, and one Cameroonian, according to Burkina Faso Transport Minister Jean Bertin Ouedraogo. There were also six crew members, all Spanish.
The world is captivated whenever a plane is vanished or crashed because of the previous disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370 and the Flight 17, which was downed by missiles. Furthermore, the July 24 plane crash that killed 48 in Taiwan enhances the hype of the story.