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Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

PARIS (AP) — French soldiers secured a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, the French president said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed al…

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Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

People work in the French Foreign Affairs ministry's crisis center in Paris Friday, July 25, 2014, after a plane crashed in Mali. At least 116 people were killed in Thursday’s disaster, nearly half of whom were French. One of two black boxes was recovered from the wreckage in the Gossi regio…

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Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, left, speaks with French Foreign Affairs minister Laurent Fabius, right, and director of the French Foreign Affairs ministry's crisis center Didier Le Bret as they visit the French Foreign Affairs ministry's crisis center in Paris Friday, July 25, 2014, af…

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Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

People work in the French Foreign Affairs ministry's crisis center in Paris Friday, July 25, 2014, after a plane crashed in Mali. At least 116 people were killed in Thursday’s disaster, nearly half of whom were French. One of two black boxes was recovered from the wreckage in the Gossi regio…

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Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

An arrival information screen shows the delayed Air Algerie flight 5017 (top) at the Houari Boumediene airport near Algiers, Algeria, Thursday, July 24, 2014. An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern …

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Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

People work in the French Foreign Affairs ministry's crisis center in Paris Friday, July 25, 2014, after a plane crashed in Mali. At least 116 people were killed in Thursday’s disaster, nearly half of whom were French. One of two black boxes was recovered from the wreckage in the Gossi regio…

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Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

This photo taken on Friday, May 16, 2014 shows an MD-83 aircraft in the livery of Swiftair landing at Zaventem Airport Brussels. An Air Algerie flight carrying over 100 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains we…

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Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso | An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso — the third major international aviation disaster in a week.

July 24, 2014 5:47 pm
Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

File - This July 17, 2014, file photo show people walking amongst the debris at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine. Ukraine said the passenger plane was shot down as it flew over the country, killing all 298 people on board. Aviation ha…

July 24, 2014 5:16 pm
Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

A forensic team recovers human remains among the wreckage of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan on Thursday. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline …

July 24, 2014 5:16 pm
Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

A departure flight board displays various canceled and delayed flights in Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration imposed a 24-hour restriction on flights after a Hamas rocket landed within a mile of the airport. Aviat…

July 24, 2014 5:16 pm
Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

WASHINGTON | Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of d…

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Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found

Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found

PLAINFIELD, Ind. | The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by a teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday.

July 24, 2014 3:13 pm Photos

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Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 which crashed on the Taiwanese island of Penghu Thursday, July 24, 2014. The plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on the island late Wednesday, killing more than 40 people and wrecking houses and cars on the g…

July 24, 2014 10:54 am
Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Relatives of victims killed in the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crash pray with the victims' portraits during a makeshift ceremony at the crash site on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause …

July 24, 2014 10:54 am
Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

A relative of a passenger onboard TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 that crashed on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, cries at a funeral parlor in Penghu, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on the island late Wednesday, killing dozens of people and wre…

July 24, 2014 10:54 am
Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

A relative of a victim killed in the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crash prays at a makeshift altar at the crash site on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed m…

July 24, 2014 10:54 am
Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

A relative of a victim killed in the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crash prays with the victim's portrait during a makeshift ceremony at the crash site on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely caus…

July 24, 2014 10:54 am
Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

A special investigator inspects the tail wing of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline…

July 24, 2014 10:54 am
Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Emergency workers scour the wreckage scene of crashed TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline sa…

July 24, 2014 10:54 am
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