The collapse of the "Hercules" in Algeria


The collapse of the "Hercules" in Algeria

12 February. In Algeria, there was a major plane crash. Near Umm al-Bawaki, this is the east of the country, a military transport liner crashed. In this case, we are talking about the Ilyushin series aircraft.

It is worth paying attention to the fact that the board of the C-130 "Hercules" crashed in the territory of the Fertas mountain range. "

The number of victims is constantly being specified. At the moment there is no reliable information. Some publications report that the death of 103 rights. Other sources say that there were only 78 people aboard the aircraft. One soldier was taken to a hospital with severe head injuries. Accordingly, 77 people were killed.

According to preliminary data, negative weather conditions are considered the main cause of the crash. Recall that the plane made a flight from the city of Tamanrasset to the city of Constantine. On board, in addition to military personnel, were also their families.

Thus, the Algerian government announced a day of mourning and grief for the victims. We hope that, nevertheless, specialists and officials will be able to provide more accurate information regarding the number of the dead. At the moment, the amount of casualties ranges from 77 to 103 people.