At least 100 killed in military plane crash in Algeria

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The state news agency said earlier that a plane had crashed near the military base of Boufarik.

Monday night. Officer Kevin Watts, Scottsdale Police Department said they received calls just after 9:30 p.m.

Updated | Six people are dead after a small airplane crashed on a golf course and burst into flames in Scottsdale, Arizona, local police have confirmed.

CBS News affiliate KPHO said more than half a dozen emergency vehicles quickly arrived at the scene of the crash.

The identities of those killed in the Monday night crash in Scottsdale have yet to be released.

A military plane carrying over 200 personnel crashed near Boufarik airport near Algerian capital Algiers.

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is now investigating the crash. The single-engine Comanche can have four or six seats.

The golf course was designed by Randy Heckenkemper, and is the sister course of the Stadium Course, where the PGA holds one of its most-popular annual tournaments.

The cause of the crash was unclear and an investigation has been launched, the country's defence ministry said in a statement.

No people on the ground were affected, according to the FAA.

Photo A flight crew at Scottsdale Airport in Arizona in 2013. No injuries have been reported as of yet on the ground.

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