Algerian Air Cargo Crash in France

Friday, November 9, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Algerian Air Force CASA C-295M Cargo Plane en route from Paris to Algiers
Where: Saint-Germain-du-Teil, near Avignon, France
When: Nov 9 2012, 3:45 pm.
Who: 6 aboard, 6 fatalities
Why: The Algerian Cargo plane crashed in Southern France near the village of Trelans, killing two military personnel and four civilians.

Firefighters recovered the remains of four civilians and two soldiers from the burning wreckage.

14 vehicles from Lozere carried 25 firefighters; and from Aveyron six vehicles brought 25 firefighters. An Air Force helicopter also assisted.

The research departmemt of the Paris Air Police and the Criminal Research Institute of the National Gendarmerie de Rosny-sous-Bois were dispatched to determine the cause of the crash.

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