Algerian officials confirmed at least 257 people killed in a military plane crash. The jet packed with soldiers and their families went down outside a military base near the capital. It's one of the deadliest plane crashes in aviation history.
A Russian-made passenger plane used by the Algerian military has crashed near the capital Algiers. More than 250 people on board have died in one of Algeria's worst air disasters.
Faced with a string of fatal crashes, the US Air Force has ordered its aircraft units to be grounded for one day in a bid to find problems. Nine people were killed last week when a Hercules plane crashed over Georgia.
Police reported all five individuals on board have died after the plane smashed into a shopping center shortly after take off. Authorities suspect engine failure may have caused the accident.
A passenger jet made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after the cover of one of its engines came off. One passenger was reportedly almost sucked out of the plane's cabin after the explosion.
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