The Crash of Air France Flight 447
Other Airplane Crashes
On June 1, 2009, Air France Flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro Brazil, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean four hours from take off. Very few bodies were recovered and there were reports that the airplane crashed intact.
-------- A few weeks later, another aircraft, a Yemenian Airline continuation flight from Paris crashed into the Indian Ocean. There was a lone survivor, a 15 year old girl.
-------- July 15, another airline crashed. Caspian Airlines Flight 7908 crashed into a field in Iran a few minutes after take-off. The crash killed all 168 people (153 passengers and 15 crew members) aboard. It is called Iran's worst air disaster in years. The aircraft is a Russian Tupolev jet's impact plowed a long trench in an agricultural field outside the village of Jannat Abad and it broke into pieces.
Witnesses said that the airplane's tail was on fire when it was circled in the air looking for a place to land. Then, the aircraft was seen nose-dived into the field.
There were no Americans on board. Two Canadians, a mother and her child were on board.
--------- Here is a summary of Iran's airplane crash.
Nov. 27, 2006. A Russian-made Antonov-74 aircraft crashed near Tehran, killing 38, mostly members of the elite Revolutionary Army. September 1, 2006. Another Russian aircraft, TU 154, operated by Iran Airtour, burst into flames after landing in Tehran, killing 29 of 148 people on board. December 6, 2005. A U.S.-made C-130 crashed into a 10-story building near Tehran's Mehrabad Airport. 115 people were killed.
Iran's Airplane Crashes
Here is a summary of Iran's airplane crash.
Nov. 27, 2006. A Russian-made Antonov-74 aircraft crashed near Tehran, killing 38, mostly members of the elite Revolutionary Army. ----- September 1, 2006. Another Russian aircraft, TU 154, operated by Iran Airtour, burst into flames after landing in Tehran, killing 29 of 148 people on board. ====== December 6, 2005. A U.S.-made C-130 crashed into a 10-story building near Tehran's Mehrabad Airport. 115 people were killed. ------- February 20, 2003. A military plane crashed into Tehran's southwest region. 302 people died. Iran has put the blame on the United States for its poor aviation safety record due to the sanctions placed by the United States. Airplane crash: An unfortunate happening. Whether we like it or not. As long as there are airlines and there are airplanes on the air, there will be airplane crashes.
The industrial revolution has brought about technology all around us, including, among other developments, airplane and aviation technology. This technology comes with a price: lost of lives due to an aircraft or commercial airplanes crashing.
Here is a summary of Iran's airplane crash.
Iran has put the blame on the United States for its poor aviation safety record due to the sanctions placed by the United States.
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It is a sad reality. Some airplane crashes were due to mechanical problems, some were due to terrorist acts, and some were due to human (pilot) error. Some are attributed to bad weather.
On these pages, we will be bringing you up-to-date and historical airplane crashes here in the United States and around the world. Our researchers will be building these pages as stories happen, and as soon as their research skills can take after browsing through aviation and history books, online, and from the bound pages of the library books.
April 3, 2011
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A total of 24 bodies and part of the tail was found today at the AF Flt 447 crash site. (From Montreal Gazette 6/8/09).
Brazil recovers 3 more bodies near jet crash site (Yahoo News)
In addition to the two bodies recovered yesterday, Brazil recovered 23 more bodies, for a total of five (5). No other information on the sex of the last three.
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Air France Flight 447 disappeared from the radar and never heard from starting June 1, 2009 when an automatic message was sent to the Air France operations center. There were 228 people on board from different nationalities.
Air France Flight 447 left Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was heading to Paris when, after four (4) hours of flight, it was never heard from at all. On June 2, 2009, debris were found near the area where the aircraft was supposed to be at - near Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. Officials confirmed that the airplane seat, a fuel slick, and pieces of white debris scattered over miles of Atlantic Ocean were from Air France 447 that disappeared a day earlier.
The flight was believed to be have met a severe turbulence and possibly loss of cabin pressure, based on automatic signal emitted from the aircraft before it disappeared from radar.
The airplane was flying at 500 miles per hour, and the storm was coming at them for 100 miles per hour. Meteorologist speculate that started the process which ended up in tragedy.
Search of the remains of AF aircraft took more than two years. The black box was finally found, but some of the passengers" bodies were never recovered.
Passengers Who Perished on Air France Flight 447 Crash: