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Air Algerie flight, feared missing, lands after U-turn - reports

A passenger plane headed for Marseille reportedly fell off the radars after it turned around halfway through its flight over the Mediterranean.

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Air Algerie flight, feared missing, lands after U-turn - reports

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An Air Algerie flight headed for the southern French city of Marseille turned around and landed in Algiers after a technical problem on Saturday, Algerian TV station Ennahar reports.

Earlier reports from media and the flight tracking website Flightradar24.com said the passenger plane, said to be a Boeing 737-600, had disappeared from radars roughly halfway through its flight over the Mediterranean.