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April 4, 2011

PHOTOS: Wreckage of Air France Flight 447 Found in Atlantic Ocean

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Side scan sonar of Air France Flight 447 wreckage in Atlantic Ocean.

France’s aviation regulatory authority, the BEA, has released these photos of the newly found wreckage of Air France Flight 447 at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Robotic submarines have located these pieces, along with the bodies of several victims, during a new effort to locate the Airbus A330-200’s voice and data recorders. Investigators plan to hoist these pieces to the surface.

Air France Flight 447 Airbus A330-200 engine in ocean

Engine of Air France Flight 447. (Photo courtesy of BEA)

 
 


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