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Venezuela Grounds Flight Over Terror Threat

AP | JORGE RUEDA | Posted 12.15.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela grounded an Air France flight late Saturday after being tipped off by French authorities that a terrorist group ...

The Sniff of Politics on Flight 447

Wil Hylton | Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel
Wil Hylton

The French government owns a substantial share of both Air France and Airbus, totaling more than $4 billion, and many experts believe it is questionable for a government to investigate a company it owns.

Air France 447 Lawsuit Alleges Cockpit Computers Caused Disaster

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John T. Halliday

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Air France 447: A Cockpit China Syndrome

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John T. Halliday

You feel silly; you Googled the odds of dying in a plane crash: one in thirteen million. You'll take those. But then again, pilots don't call these 'Scarebuses' for nothing.

Air France Plane Hits Congo Building With No Injuries

AP | LEON MOUKOURI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo — An Air France Airbus 330 carrying 168 passengers hit a building after landing in Congo's capital, but no one wa...

Air France Flight 447 Did Not Break Up, Fell Intact Into Sea: French Investigator

AP | GREG KELLER and EMMA VANDORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LE BOURGET, France — Air France Flight 447 slammed into the Atlantic Ocean, intact and belly first, at such a high speed that the 228 people abo...

Air France Flight 447 Search To Continue

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LE BOURGET, France — The arduous mid-Atlantic search for the remains of Air France Flight 447 will go on as long as there is hope of finding the...

Air France Speed Sensors Arrived Days Before Crash

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Air France received a delivery of new speed sensors for its Airbus SAS A330 planes just days before 228 people died in a crash that may have been trig...

Bodies Found Near Air France Crash Site: Brazil

AP | MARCO SIBAJA and EMMA VANDORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RECIFE, Brazil — Searchers found two passengers' bodies and a briefcase containing an Air France Flight 447 ticket in the Atlantic Ocean near wh...

Air France Flight Sent 24 Error Messages Minutes Before It Crashed

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Air France jet which went missing over the Atlantic sent 24 error messages minutes before it crashed, French investigators say....

Brazil's Navy Reaches The Air France Scene

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The hunt for clues as to the fate of an Air France jet lost in an Atlantic storm has intensified with the arrival of the first Brazilian navy vessel....

Air France Wreckage Confirmed By Brazilian Official

AP | FEDERICO ESCHER and BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Brazil — An airplane seat, a fuel slick and pieces of white debris scattered over three miles of open ocean marked the site...

Air France Flight 447: Relatives Gather At Charles De Gaulle, Rio de Janeiro's International Airport (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Relatives of passengers on missing Air France Flight 447, the missing Airbus A330 flying from Rio to Paris arrived at airports in France and Brazil th...

Air France Flight: Brazil Searches For Missing Plane

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Air France airliner carrying 228 people is believed to have fallen into the Atlantic Ocean after hitting heavy turbulence en route from Brazil to F...