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Air France Flight 447 Crash (2009)

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  • Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    Nearly a month after Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a team of Maryland engineers detected the pings from a flight data recorder that narrowed the search area to a more manageable yet still vast swath of the Indian Ocean. Working from an...
  • Flight 370: How can an airliner just vanish? Simple.

    Flight 370: How can an airliner just vanish? Simple.
    If you want to participate in the search for Flight 370, try this. Bring up Google Earth on your computer and rotate the introductory globe until you are looking down at the North Atlantic. A line from New York to London should lie more or less across...
  • Advanced U.S. aircraft combs Indian Ocean for Malaysia Airlines jet

    Advanced U.S. aircraft combs Indian Ocean for Malaysia Airlines jet
    The U.S. Navy dispatched its most technologically advanced search aircraft to an empty quarter of the Indian Ocean on Thursday to look for two large pieces of debris that may provide the first physical evidence in the investigation of Malaysia Airlines...
  • Chinese aircraft spots 3 objects in Malaysia plane search zone

    Chinese aircraft spots 3 objects in Malaysia plane search zone
    BEIJING — Stepping up its role in the hunt for the elusive Malaysia Airlines flight 370, China reported Saturday that one of its Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft Saturday reported seeing "three suspicious objects" in the south Indian Ocean that could be...
  • Malaysia plane: Confronting searchers is an ocean full of garbage

    Malaysia plane: Confronting searchers is an ocean full of garbage
    BEIJING -- The search and rescue teams working off the west coast of Australia seeking the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 discovered what oceanographers have been warning: Even the most far-flung stretches of ocean are full of garbage. For the...
  • Last words: 'Good night Malaysian 370'

    Last words: 'Good night Malaysian 370'
    The last words spoken by one of the pilots of the missing Malaysian Airlines airliner to the control tower were "Good night Malaysian three seven zero", Malaysia's civil aviation authority said, changing the previous account of the last message as a...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Missing plane defies search technology

    BEIJING — Despite a wealth of technology, crews trying to find the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner must cover a large swath of the South China Sea that varies widely in depth and is subject to fast-moving currents that could carry debris more...
  • Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course

    Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course
    BEIJING — The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grew more puzzling Tuesday as reports suggested the plane may have veered more than 300 miles west of its intended flight path and flew lower and longer than previously thought....
  • Malaysia jet investigation focuses on transponders

    Malaysia jet investigation focuses on transponders
    WASHINGTON — A week after one of the most advanced commercial aircraft ever built vanished with 239 people aboard, an international effort involving fleets of ships, planes and satellites appears to be chasing fragmentary data and theories...
  • Probe of Air France crash in Atlantic blames pilots, training

     
    The investigation of the 2009 crash of an Air France jet into the Atlantic concludes that the cockpit crew took the wrong steps to correct a high-altitude stall and blamed the errors on poor training of those piloting today's highly automated aircraft....
  • Final Air France Crash Report Says Pilots Failed To React Swiftly

    Final Air France Crash Report Says Pilots Failed To React Swiftly
    PARIS, France -- A series of errors by pilots and a failure to react effectively to technical problems led to the crash of Air France Flight 447, France's Bureau of Investigation and Analysis said Thursday in its final report on the disaster. The Brazil-...
  • Air France Pilot: "We're Going to Crash, This Can't Be True"

    Air France Pilot: "We're Going to Crash, This Can't Be True"
    LONDON -- 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. New extracts from the cockpit voice recorder reveal that three seconds before...