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Brazil ends search for victims of Air France flight


June 28th, 2009 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 27 (DPA) The Brazilian air force and navy have ended their search for survivors of Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic nearly four weeks ago, officials ... Read more...

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Body of Air France AF447 pilot Marc Dubois found


June 25th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Air France says the body of the chief pilot of Flight AF447 and a flight attendant have been retrieved from the Atlantic. On its Web site the airline says that the two ... Read more...

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Body of Air France pilot identified


June 25th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 25 (DPA) Authorities have identified the body of the chief pilot of the Air France aircraft that plunged into the Atlantic June 1 with 228 people aboard, the airline said ... Read more...

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Air France flight recorders located in Atlantic


June 24th, 2009 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 24 (RIA Novosti) Signals from the flight data recorders of the Air France jet that crashed into the Atlantic killing all 228 people on board have been located, a media ... Read more...

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Air France Black Box Mystery Still Unfolding


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
The French officials have confirmed that the French military ships were looking for the black boxes of the fateful Flight 447. They revealed that though they had detected sounds in the ... Read more...

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Air France crash: ‘black box signals located’


June 23rd, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 23(ANI): Signals from the flight data recorder, or the black boxes of the Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic ocean killing all 228 passengers onboard, has been located. "A ... Read more...

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Air France AF447 black boxes NOT found


June 23rd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
French authorities have denied reports in the prestigious French daily newspaper La Monde that the black box data recorders from crashed Air France flight AF447 have been located. Investigators from the French ... Read more...

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Air France AF447 black boxes found


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Respected French daily newspaper La Monde is reporting that French ships in the Atlantic have pinpointed the location of the black boxes data recorders from doomed Air France AF447. According to the ... Read more...

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Bolivian, Polish and Dutch news outlets fall for Air France hoax


June 22nd, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Bolivian television station PAT, Poland's TVN24 and Dutch news radio BNR probably thought they had their biggest scoop yet: photos from inside Air France Flight 447, seconds before ... Read more...

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Air France flight AF447 passengers naked and mutilated


June 20th, 2009 - 3:32 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian medical examiners have told the French Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses, the French accident investigation board, that the bodies of Air France AF447 passengers were found naked and mutated. Paul-Louis Arslanian, director ... Read more...

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Autopsies suggest Air France plane broke up in air


June 18th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 18 (ANI): Multiple fractures on the bodies of victims of the Air France disaster suggest the plane broke up in the mid-air, post mortem results have revealed. In the latest ... Read more...

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More bodies from Air France crash recovered


June 17th, 2009 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 17 (DPA) Seven more bodies were recovered Tuesday from the sea from the Air France plane crash earlier this month, bringing the total of bodies recovered up ... Read more...

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Up to $750 mn in damages in Air France crash


June 13th, 2009 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 13 (DPA) Family members of the 216 passengers on board the ill-fated Air France Flight 447 could claim hundreds of millions of dollars in damages in the near future for ... Read more...

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Woman, who missed ill-fated Air France Flight, dies in car accident days later


June 12th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): An Italian woman, who arrived late for the Air France flight that crashed in the Atlantic, was not so lucky after all. She has been killed in a ... Read more...

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Chances dim for recovery of black boxes: Air France


June 11th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (DPA) The chances of recovering the black boxes of the Air France jet that crashed into the Atlantic last week are slim, the carrier's head, Pierre-Henri Gourgeon, said here ... Read more...

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Air France jet may have ‘disintegrated in mid-air’


June 11th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Two pieces of new evidence have suggested that the Air France jet broke up mid-air in minutes, rather than in one catastrophic incident.Searchers in the Atlantic fear ocean ... Read more...

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Cockpit fire diverts Australian jet to Guam


June 11th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 11 (DPA) A fire in the cockpit of a Jetstar Airways passenger jet flying from Japan to Australia forced its diversion to Guam Thursday, the airline said. The Airbus A330-200 is ... Read more...

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Air France AF447 had terror suspects onboard


June 11th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The French secret service has found that two passengers on board Air France flight AF447 that crashed in the Atlantic Ocean last week have names linked to Islamic terrorism. The match was ... Read more...

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Air France replacing airspeed sensors on Airbus fleet: Report


June 10th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris/Sao Paulo, June 10 (DPA) Air France has replaced two of three airspeed sensors on its entire fleet of Airbus A330 and A340 jets, according to a media report Wednesday. The carrier replaced ... Read more...

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41 bodies recovered from Air France crash site (Lead)


June 10th, 2009 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro/Paris, June 10 (DPA) Recovery teams have pulled an additional 17 bodies out of the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil, bringing the total number of bodies retrieved after last week's Air ... Read more...

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13 more bodies found at Air France crash site


June 10th, 2009 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 10 (Xinhua) Thirteen more bodies have been recovered from an area in the Atlantic Ocean where a France jet crashed last week, bringing the total number of bodies ... Read more...

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Interpol to help identify Air France crash victims


June 9th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lyon (France), June 9 (DPA) The Interpol said Tuesday it would aid in coordinating international efforts to identify the 228 victims of the June 1 crash of an Air France plane in ... Read more...

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24 bodies recovered from Air France crash


June 9th, 2009 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, June 9 (DPA) The number of bodies recovered from the Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean last week rose to 24, Brazilian authorities said. Another eight bodies from ... Read more...

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More bodies, wreckage found from Air France AF447


June 9th, 2009 - 2:00 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian military divers and rescue teams have recovered more bodies and wreckage, including a portion of the tail, of downed Air France flight AF447. Photographs released Monday by the Brazilian military showed ... Read more...

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French Navy finds another victim of Air France crash


June 8th, 2009 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (DPA) The French Navy has found another body from the Air France airliner that plunged into the Atlantic with 228 people aboard, a spokesman said here Sunday. The body was ... Read more...

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Three more Air France AF447 bodies recovered


June 8th, 2009 - 2:23 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian rescue teams have pulled the bodies of three more Air France AF447 passengers from the Atlantic Ocean and more are expected to be recovered before nightfall. The bodies of two males ... Read more...

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More Air France AF447 bodies recovered


June 8th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian authorities have recovered three more bodies from crashed Air France flight AF447 and more bodies have been seen but not yet retrieved. Brazilian Navy Captain Giucemar Tabosa Cardoso said pilots searching ... Read more...

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Three more bodies recovered in Air France crash (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Paris/Sao Paulo, June 7 (DPA) The Brazilian Air Force said Sunday that three more bodies from the Air France Airbus plane crash had been recovered from the Atlantic Ocean. An air force spokesman ... Read more...

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Bodies of Air France plane crash victims’ found


June 7th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
San Paulo (Brazil)/Paris, June 7 (ANI): The bodies of two men from the Air France plane that crashed in the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil have been found by search teams."We confirm the ... Read more...

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Air France Flight 447 may have been victim of terrorist attack


June 7th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new theory has emerged that says the mysterious disappearance of Air France Flight 447, points to a possible terrorist attack against the aircraft by religious zealots.The theory ... Read more...

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First bodies from missing French plane found (Lead)


June 7th, 2009 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, June 7 (EFE) The Brazilian Navy said Saturday that it recovered two male bodies from the Air France plane that crashed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean last Sunday. "This morning ... Read more...

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Bodies from missing Air France plane found


June 7th, 2009 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo/Paris, June 7 (DPA) The Brazilian Air Force has found the first bodies and wreckage from the Air France plane that crashed into the Atlantic Monday, a spokesman said Saturday in ... Read more...

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Brazil confirms Air France AF447 Bodies found


June 7th, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The bodies of two men, a suitcase and an aircraft seat have been found by Brazilian naval vessels searching for wreckage from Air France flight AF447. Brazilian Air Force spokesman Colonel Jorge ... Read more...

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Bodies Found from downed Air France flight AF447


June 7th, 2009 - 12:31 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian authorities say they have finally located debris and bodies from Air France flight AF447, went missing over the Atlantic last Monday. Brazilian Air force spokesman Colonel Jorge Amaral said two bodies ... Read more...

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Air France plane experienced technical problems before crash (Lead)


June 6th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (DPA) Signals from the Air France jetliner that vanished over the Atlantic suggest that the aircraft experienced a number of technical breakdowns before it plunged into the sea, ... Read more...

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