Tindouf is home to thousands of refugees from the Western Sahara standoff, many of them Polisario supporters.
FLN Secretary General Djamel made the comment to private broadcaster Ennahar TV but gave no total death toll in the crash, which happened outside Algiers. It is widely used for both commercial freight and military transport.
Instagram user @itsactuallyprettydope posted a photo of the plane in February saying he had just bought it.
April 10-At least two people have died after a small plane crashed at a golf course in Arizona.
Police say six people are dead after a Piper PA-24 airplane crashed in Arizona.