Air France AF447 official passenger listJune 2nd, 2009 - 2:15 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Air France has released a confirmed list of the nationalities of passengers onboard the presumed crashed, Paris-bound AF447 flight.
As previously announced, Brazilians, French, German, Chinese and Italian nationals top the list of 32 countries with citizens on the flight, which departed Brazils’ Airport do Galeao in Rio de Janeiro for an 11-hour flight at 2230 GM.
The list below was released by Air France, based on information provided by the Brazilian Authorities.
The airline has expressed “it’s deepest sympathy to the relatives and friends of the passengers and crew who were on board this flight.”
Air France is providing support to relatives and friends: counselling with physicians and psychologists as well as specially trained Air France volunteers at the airports of Paris-Charles de Gaulle 2 and Rio de Janeiro.
The airline has also established a special toll-free number for the attention of relatives and friends to check if they were on board the flight. The phone number reserved for relatives and friends is:
0800 800 812 in France,
0800 881 20 20 in Brazil,
and + 33 1 57 02 10 55 for calls from all other countries.
The official Air France list of nationalities on board flight AF447 is:
South African: 1
7 of these are children and 1 baby
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