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April 19, 2021

Parts of downed Air France jet found

French investigators said Sunday that they have found pieces of the Air France jet that crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009, killing all 228 people on board, CNN informs. Air France Flight 447 disappeared after taking off from Rio de Janeiro on its way to Paris. Fra­nce’s air accident investigation agency, the BEA, said that a team – led by the Woods Hole Oceano­gra­phic Institution – discovered parts of the aircraft during an underwater search operation conducted within the past 24 hours. The agen­cy did not immediately say what parts of the jet the team found.

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