Air France has said about Flight 447 that the jetliner broke apart in the air there is no hope that anyone survived.
According to French newspaper Le Monde the jet was flying too slowly ahead of the crash, Reuters reported.
Meanwhile photos shot shortly before the aircraft crashed appered in the web.
The source says:
The photos shown here were taken by a passenger in a B737 (wasn’t it a A330?)
The photos were retrieved from the camera’s memory stick. In the first photo, there is a gaping hole in the fuselage through which you can see the tailplane and vertical fin of the aircraft. In the second photo, one of the passengers is being sucked out of the gaping hole.
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