#BreakingNews Plane Crash Kills 257 people in Algeria - with Military and their Families aboard

 A military plane in Algerian crashed after takeoff and killed 257 people. It is unclear as to what caused the crash, an investigation has been opened. The military plane crashed near Boufarik military base outside the Algerian capital Algiers on Wednesday. The plane was carrying soldiers and their families. It crashed in a farm field in northern Algeria on Wednesday, killing 257 . Algeria's Defence Ministry said 247 passengers and 10 crew members were killed. Witnesses reported seeing some people jump out of the aircraft before it crashed at 7:50 a.m. local time.  The plane had just taken off from the Boufarik military base, southwest of the capital Algiers, for a military base in Bechar in southwest Algeria. The Il-76 model has been in production since 1970s and is used for both commercial freight and military transport.