Air Algeria plane lands safely after technical fault

An Air Algeria plane en route to Marseille has been forced to return to Algiers due to an unspecified technical failure.

Algiers: An Air Algeria plane en route to Marseille has been forced to return to Algiers due to an unspecified technical failure.

The airline said the plane landed safely in the Algerian capital today around 30 minutes after takeoff and no one was injured.

It said passengers are expected to board another plane for Marseille in southern France later in the day.

It didn't immediately provide any more details about what caused the emergency.

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