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Bodies found of Air France 2009 doomed flight

05-06-2011 08:49 BJT

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The decision on whether to lift the bodies of Air France crash victims from the ocean has sparked controversy. The dispute comes as the first remains of one of the 228 people aboard the doomed flight has been hauled up from the Atlantic, nearly two years after the crash.

The body was painstakingly brought to the surface from a depth of nearly 4,000 meters. French and Brazilian relatives diverge over whether they want the rest of the bodies from the Rio to Paris flight to be recovered or left in peace. The remains were still belted to an airline seat and had been preserved by high pressure and low temperatures as it lay in the submerged wreckage.

The French Interior Ministry said in a statement that investigators had taken DNA samples from the body. These will be sent back to France along with the two black boxes and used to try and identify the victims.

 

 

The decision on whether to lift the bodies of Air France crash victims from the
ocean has sparked controversy. The dispute comes as the first remains of one of
the 228 people aboard the doomed flight has been hauled up from the Atlantic,
nearly two years after the crash.

The decision on whether to lift the bodies of Air France crash victims from the
ocean has sparked controversy. The dispute comes as the first remains of one of
the 228 people aboard the doomed flight has been hauled up from the Atlantic,
nearly two years after the crash.

The decision on whether to lift the bodies of Air France crash victims from the
ocean has sparked controversy. The dispute comes as the first remains of one of
the 228 people aboard the doomed flight has been hauled up from the Atlantic,
nearly two years after the crash.(File Photo)

The decision on whether to lift the bodies of Air France crash victims from the
ocean has sparked controversy. The dispute comes as the first remains of one of
the 228 people aboard the doomed flight has been hauled up from the Atlantic,
nearly two years after the crash.(File Photo)

 

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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