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No survivors on Algeria flight, black box found: France

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PARIS - No one survived the crash of an Air Algerie flight over Mali, French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday, adding that the plane's black box flight recorder had been found. 

French President Francois Hollande speaks to the press at the Elysee Palace in Paris on July 25, 2014, a day after an Air Algerie plane with 116 passengers on board, including 51 French nationals, crashed in Mali, near the Burkina Faso border

"Sadly, there were no survivors" of flight AH5017 that had 116 people on board, including 51 French nationals, when it went down over northern Mali, Hollande said in televised comments.

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