French air accident investigators have read the flight data recorder (FDR) of the Boeing MD-83 that crashed in Mali while operating for Air Algerie, but work is continuing on the cockpit voice recorder (CVR), which was damaged on impact. Flight AH5017 was operating from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers on July 24 when it crashed in the Gossi region of northeastern Mali, near the border of Burkina Faso. The wreckage was found in a disintegrated state and there were no survivors among ...

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