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What caused Air France 447 crashupdated: Thu Jul 05 2012 05:49:00

What really caused the deadly crash of Air France Flight 447? CNN's Richard Quest looks back at the aviation disaster.

Has Air France Flight 447 mystery finally been solved?updated: Thu Jul 05 2012 05:49:00

More than three years after Air France Flight 447 plunged into the southern Atlantic Ocean, killing all 228 people aboard, authorities are preparing to release their final report on the fatal crash.

153 bodies identified from 2009 Air France crashupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 09:55:00

A total of 153 bodies have been identified from the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447, authorities said Tuesday.

AF447 pilot: 'Damn it, we're going to crash'updated: Fri Oct 14 2011 21:12:00

Harrowing new details have emerged from the last moments of Air France Flight 447 which crashed into the Atlantic in June 2009, killing all 228 passengers and crew.

Autopilots may dull skills of pilots, committee saysupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 20:01:00

Long hours flying under computer control may have dulled the skills of airline flight crews, according to a U.S. advisory board that recommends more manual flight time for pilots.

Air France 447 crew faulted in reportupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 17:35:00

BEA's third report into the 2009 crash of Air France flight 447 between Rio de Janeiro and Paris faults crew training.

2009: Air France jet fell verticallyupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 06:23:00

CNN's Paula Newton reports the inquiry into the crash of Air France Flight 447 says the jet went down almost vertically.

Q&A: Has mystery of Flight 447 been solved?updated: Fri Jul 29 2011 06:23:00

Almost two years after Air France Flight 447 plunged into the southern Atlantic Ocean killing all 228 people aboard, investigators have released a report on what they believe caused the crash.

Air France recorders still missingupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 06:16:00

The most important clue to what caused Air France flight 447 to crash is still missing. CNN's Ayesha Durgahee reports.

Flight 447 sparks black box rethinkupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 05:13:00

It should become easier to find flight data recorders in the wake of the Air France Flight 447 disaster, an aviation industry expert says.

How black boxes survived plane crashupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 05:13:00

John Bolton, president of Honeywell's Air Transport business, explains how its black boxes survived two years underwater.

Q&A: Will the mystery of Flight 447 be solved?updated: Mon Jun 06 2011 10:39:00

Over two years after Air France Flight 447 plunged into the southern Atlantic Ocean killing all 228 people aboard, investigators are edging closer to determining what caused the crash.

Tail of Air France jet found in Atlanticupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 16:41:00

Search teams have found the tail section of Air France Flight 447, two years after the jet plunged into the Atlantic Ocean, victims' families say.

Don't let turbulence freak you outupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 13:46:00

From a little jolt to an all-out roller coaster ride, turbulence is a routine event when it comes to flying, but it scares the heck out of a lot of travelers. Fortunately, if you follow directions, your chances of getting hurt are slim to none.

Flight 447 crash probe also to include look at Air France-KLMupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 10:51:00

An investigation into the mysterious 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447 into the southern Atlantic Ocean will also include a probe into Air France-KLM, the airline's attorney said Friday.

Airbus under investigation for involuntary manslaughter in 2009 crashupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 15:59:00

A French magistrate is investigating Airbus for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the mysterious 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447 into the southern Atlantic Ocean, according to the airline manufacturer and a court spokeswoman.

France to search again for downed jetupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 11:42:00

Search crews plan to look for a fourth time for the wreckage of Air France Flight 447, which crashed into the southern Atlantic Ocean two years ago.

Search to resume for Air France 447updated: Fri Nov 26 2010 08:56:00

A new operation will begin next year to find the debris of Air France Flight 447, which mysteriously crashed into the southern Atlantic Ocean last year, French officials said.

One year on, families of Air France victims seek answersupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 07:04:00

On the one-year anniversary marking the crash of Air France Flight 447, which killed 228 people when it fell into the Atlantic Ocean, victims' families will push for more thorough searches and more evidence, a family activist said Monday.

Air France probe narrows search areaupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 22:13:00

Investigators seeking the cause of the mysterious crash of an Air France jet last year have significantly narrowed the area they are searching to find the wreckage, a top official said.

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