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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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Official: Authorities as far as Spain watching for AH5017

Mali's National Civil Aviation Agency say a search was under way for the missing flight AH5017.

"We do not know if the plane is Malian territory," Issa Saly Maigatold, head of the service, said.

"Aviation authorities are mobilised in all the countries concerned - Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Algeria and even Spain."

A Swiftair MD-83 pictured in March 2012. Credit: Flickr / RHL Images under Creative Commons

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