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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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France: Flight AH5017 broke apart upon hitting ground

An Air Algerie Airways plane preparing to land at Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers yesterday. Credit: Reuters

Air Algerie flight AH5017 broke apart when it hit the ground, French investigators have concluded.

The finding suggests the cause of the crash is unlikely to have been an attack.

"We think the aircraft crashed for reasons linked to the weather conditions, although no theory can be excluded at this point," French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve told RTL radio.

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