(NEWSER) – French officials have sent troops to secure the site in northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane crashed yesterday, but expect no miracles: "Sadly, there is no survivor," French President Francois Hollande said today, reports the Guardian. He also said that one black box had been recovered and was being evaluated, though the best guess remains that the plane went down over the desert in bad weather. France had about 50 passengers on the plane and is taking a lead role in the investigation,

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