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Tributes to British teacher after Air Algerie plane crash

Tributes have poured in for a teacher after he was named locally as the British national killed in the Air Algerie plane crash in Mali.

ITV News understands David Morgan was among the 118 victims of the crash. Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "deeply saddened" by the death of the British national.

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AH5017 nationalities released: 50 French on board

An Air Algerie representative in Burkina Faso says the passenger list for flight AH5017 contains the following nationalities (list not complete):

  • 50 France
  • 24 Burkina Faso
  • 8 Lebanon
  • 4 Algeria
  • 2 Luxembourg
  • 1 Belgian, Swiss, Nigerian, Cameroonian, Ukrainian, Romanian.

However, Lebanese officials said the country had at least 10 citizens on the flight.

A spokeswoman for SEPLA, Spain's pilots union, said the six crew were from Spain. She could not give any further details.

All the passengers aboard the plane are thought to have been in transit, either for Europe, the Middle East or Canada.

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