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Air France 447 And Yemenia Air 310: Grounding The Airbus

airbusAIR France 447 crashes. Richard North looks at the Airbus and what happens next:

The Times is reporting that Airbus is expected to face calls to ground its worldwide fleet of long-range airliners today when French accident investigators issue their first account of what caused Air France Flight 447 to crash off Brazil on 1 June.

Early Tuesday, a Yemenia Air Airbus 310 went down with 153 people on board near the Comoros islands in the Indian Ocean in stormy weather

It is believed that the accident bureau will report that faulty speed data and electronics were the main problem in the disaster that killed 228 people.

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Posted: 1st, July 2009 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)


Celebrity Feared Lost On Air France Airliner: Pictures

air-france-air-lanesAN airliner on its way from Brazil to France is missing. And to make sense of the sense of disaster and loss, the BBC trills:

Riverdance star on lost airliner

First the shock that Riverdance is still performing its two-limbed frenzy. And then the celebrity angle:

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Posted: 2nd, June 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment