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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Air Algerie black box arrives in Gao for identification

Wreckage from the crashed Air Algerie crash along the Mali-Burkina Faso border. Credit: APTN

One of the two black boxes from the crashed Air Algerie flight has been sent to the Malian city of Gao for formal identification before being repatriated, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has said.

A French contingent of troops is based in the city, which is a government-controlled town.

The Air Algerie AH5107 flight crashed in the northern Mali desert killing all 116 people on board.

The Gossi region where the accident occurred, near the Burkina Faso border, is 100 miles south of Gao.

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