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Air Algerie Pilots Asked to Turn Back Before Fatal Crash

Pilots on the fatal Air Algerie Flight AH5017 asked to turn back, French officials report. "What we know for sure is that the weather was bad that night, that the plane crew had asked to change route then to turn back before all contact was lost," Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said, according to SBS. The Black boxes from Air Algerie arrived in France to be investigated by authorities Monday. In the coming days, 118 bodies of the passengers who died in the plane crash will be brought to France to be identified. 

(Photo: AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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