A search is well underway for the missing Air
France plane, flight AF 447 travelling from Rio de Janeiro in
Brazil to Paris, France. The plane is believed to have come down
somewhere over the Atlantic, but as yet nothing has been
On board the Airbus A330-200 were a
total of 228 passengers and crew. Of these, the majority
were Brazilian, French and German but it is believed that there
were around 29 other nationalities onboard.
In an attempt to help the distraught friends and family, medical and
psychological assistance involving specialist physicians
has been set up at Paris-Charles de Gaulle 2 and Rio de
A toll-free number has also been
established for the relatives and friends of passengers.
The numbers reserved exclusively for relatives and
0800 800 812 in France
0800 881 20
20 in Brazil
and + 33 1 57 02 10 55 for calls from
all other countries.
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