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An Air Algerie MD-83 aircraft carrying over 100 people including five Canadians from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital crashed early Thursday over northern Mali. Kevin Cleyhens Associated Press
Air Algerie Flight AH5017 'probably crashed' with 5 Canadians on board

An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people including five Canadians from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali and "probably crashed," according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.

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