Remains of Air France #AF447 captain identified

In a simple statement Air France said the remains of the Captain of Air France AF-447 which crashed on a flight from Rio De Janeiro to Paris Charles De Gaulle on June 1, has been identified.

Among the victims found in the sea search, two members of the Air France crew have been identified: the flight captain and a steward.

Chief Executive Officer, Pierre-Henri Gourgeon, extended his condolences to their families on behalf of all Air France.


Entre as vítimas encontradas do voo AF 447, foram identificados dois membros da tripulação do voo: o comandante e um comissário de bordo.

Pierre-Henri Gourgeon, diretor-geral da Air France-KLM, expressou, em nome da companhia, suas condolências às famílias.

About 50 bodies have been recovered till date.

IAG and AVHerald have good updates on the progress of investigations so far.

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