Greek president sends condolences to Algeria over horrific airplane crash

The Greek embassy in Algiers conveyed the condolences of Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos and the Greek people to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the families of those who died in the Algerian military plane crash on Wednesday.

The airplane crashed after taking off from the Boufarik military airport west of Algiers, killing all 257 people on board.