Search teams recovered the second black box flight recorder of Air France flight 447, which crashed en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris in 2009. The black box was "in good condition", France's Bureau of Investigation and Analysis said on Tuesday.
Search teams recovered the memory unit of one of the “black boxes” of the Air France Rio-Paris plane that crashed in the Atlantic in June 2009, investigators said Sunday. The crash had killed all 228 people on board.
Searchers sifting through the wreckage of Air France Flight 447 found one of the plane’s data recorders, but without the memory unit needed to provide any real clues. The flight crashed into the Atlantic in 2009, killing all 228 people on board.
Nearly two years after Air France Flight 447 crashed en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, a salvage ship resumed the task of recovering passenger bodies on Tuesday, while submarines searched for the plane's black box data recorders.
Michel Martelly is savouring a sweet victory after winning Haiti's presidential election. Peruvians prepare to go to the polls to vote for their new president. Finally, unmanned submarines have found both wreckage and bodies from the 2009 Rio-Paris Air France crash.
A court in Brazil has ordered Air France to pay $727,000 (€540,000) to the family of a woman who died in the June 2009 crash of flight 447 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, which claimed the lives of all 228 people on board.
Lawyers for Air France have told investigators that European aerospace giant Airbus and French manufacturer Thales failed to heed warnings concerning speed censors in the months preceding the crash of flight AF 447 between Rio and Paris.
The French government has announced it will renew the search for the missing flight recorders of the Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic in June 2009, after three previous failed operations.