Missing Air Algerie flight has crashed - Algerian aviation official

ALGIERS, July 24 Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:53am EDT

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ALGIERS, July 24 (Reuters) - An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters on Thursday.

"I can confirm that it has crashed," the official said, declining to give details of where the plane was or what caused the accident. (Reporting by Hamid Ould Ahmed; writing Patrick Markey, editing by John Stonestreet)

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