Air Algerie MD-83 crash investigation begins.

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New York (AirGuide Features - Inside Air Travel) Mon, Jul 28, 2014 - Initial evidence taken from the remote Air Algerie MD-83 crash site indicates that the aircraft broke apart when it hit the ground early on Thursday morning, making an attack appear unlikely. French President Hollande confirmed that early signs pointed to poor weather as the most likely cause of the crash, but added he did not rule out any other explanation at this stage. Two separate investigations are ongoing, he said. The United Nations peacekeeping force MINUSMA said on Saturday that its experts had located the second black box data recorder from the aircraft. French, Malian and Dutch soldiers from MINUSMA secured the crash site, about 80 km (50 miles) south of Gossi, near the Burkina Faso border. A resident in the north Malian town of Gao said he saw about 20 researchers from French aviation...

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