Missing Air France plane
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Missing Air France plane
The disappearance of the Air France jet that left Rio de Janeiro for Paris makes front-page news in Brazil. Military pilots have spotted an airplane seat, a life jacket, metallic debris and signs of fuel in the Atlantic. (Vanderlei Almeida / AFP/Getty Images)
Missing Air France plane
Relatives and friends of those aboard the missing Air France jet arrive at Tom Jobim airport in Rio de Janeiro. The jet was carrying 228 people. (Antonio Lacerda / European Pressphoto Agency)
Missing Air France plane
Lucas Gagriani Juca, 24, of Brazil is among those on the missing flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. (Silvia Izquierdo / Associated Press)
Missing Air France plane
A composite satellite image shows weather conditions over the Atlantic Ocean about the time the Air France jetliner hit a fierce storm off the Brazilian coast before dropping off the radar. (AFP/Getty Images)
Missing Air France plane
Members of the Brazilian military prepare to depart Monday from Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, to take part in the search for the Air France jet that disappeared Sunday over the Atlantic Ocean. (Correio do Estad / Associated Press)
Missing Air France plane
Reporters gather at Air France’s counter at the Tom Jobim airport in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian military pilots have spotted two areas of floating debris in the Atlantic. (Ricardo Moraes / Associated Press)
Missing Air France plane
Brazilian Vice President Jose Alencar, bottom center, speaks with the media after meeting with relatives of passengers of Air France Flight 447 at the airport in Rio de Janeiro. (Ricardo Moraes / Associated Press)
Missing Air France plane
Relatives and friends of passengers of Air France Flight 447 comfort one another as they wait for news at a hotel in Rio de Janeiro. (Antonio Lacerda / European Pressphoto Agency)
Missing Air France plane
The Air France jet disappearance dominates the news in Brazil. (Vanderlei Almeida / AFP/Getty Images)
Missing Air France plane
People leave Paris’ Charles de Gaulle International Airport through a special door for friends and relatives awaiting news of Air France Flight 447. Air France confirmed that an Airbus A330-200 was missing with 228 people on board between Rio de Janeiro and Paris after it sent an automatic signal indicating electrical problems while going through an area of strong turbulence. (Bob Edme / Associated Press)
Missing Air France plane
An Airbus A330-200 carrying 216 passengers and 12 crew members from Rio de Janeiro to Paris lost contact with air traffic controllers over the Atlantic Ocean. The plane disappeared about 186 miles northeast of the coastal Brazilian city of Natal, near the archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, a spokesman with Brazil’s Air Force said. (Airbus)
Missing Air France plane
A group of people arrive at Tom Jobim Airport in Rio de Janeiro to get information about the missing jetliner. (Antonio Lacerda / EPA)
Missing Air France plane
A relative of a passenger on board Air France Flight 447 is taken to a waiting area at Rio de Janeiro’s international airport to be cared for and wait for information. The flight was to have arrived in Paris on Monday morning. (Antonio Scorza / AFP/Getty Images)
Missing Air France plane
Dominique Bussereau, the French Secretary of State for Transport, adresses the media at Charles De Gaulle International Airport. Air traffic control lost contact with the flight at 6 a.m., shortly after it took off from Rio de Janeiro. (Lucas Dolega / EPA)
Missing Air France plane
People await at the arrivals doors at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle International Airport after the Airbus 330-200 was reported missing. Brazil has begun a search mission off its northeastern coast. (Bob Edme / Associated Press)
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