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Air France Wreckage

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 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...

Air France Tail Found; Hunt For Black Boxes Continues With US Help

AP | MARCO SIBAJA and BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RECIFE, Brazil — Search crews recovered the vertical stabilizer from the tail section of an Air France airliner that went down in the Atlantic, ...

Travelers Who Missed Air France Flight Speak

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — A reservation mix-up, an overbooking and a Brazilian cabbie's passion for soccer are all that saved some would-be passengers on Air Fran...

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 Crash Updates: Aerial Video Shows 12-Mile Long Fuel Slick

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Brazil (AP) - Military planes located more debris from an Air France jet on Wednesday as the first navy ship arrived at the scene...

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...