NTSB Identification: DCA03RA029.
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Accident occurred Thursday, March 06, 2003 in Tamanrassett, Algeria
Aircraft: Boeing 737-2T4, registration:
Injuries: 102 Fatal,1 Serious.

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On March 6, 2003 at approximately 1510 local time, Air Algerie flight 6289, a Boeing 737-2T4, registration number 7T-VEZ, crashed shortly after take-off from Tamanrassett Airport in Tamanrasset, Algeria. The airplane was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire. All of the 6 crew members and 96 of 97 passengers aboard received fatal injuries. The investigation is being conducted by the Government of Algeria.

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