More than 100 people were killed in a military plane crash, Algerian state radio said on Wednesday.
Algeria’s state news agency also confirmed that a military plane crashed near the military base of Boufarik in Algeria.
The Algerie Presse service agency said the Iliouchine-type plane was headed for Bechar in south-western Algeria.
Emergency services have been dispatched to the site of the crash.
Boufarik is located in northern Algeria, near the Mediterranean sea, some 30 kilometres (20 miles) from the capital, Algiers.