Air France denies two pilots were asleep on 2009 Rio-Paris crash flight

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The airline said press reports that two of three pilots flying AF447 were asleep showed 'a major misunderstanding' of events in its cockpit.

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Air France has denied reports in Vanity Fair and The Daily Mail that two of their three pilots were asleep when AF447 crashed into the Atlantic in 2009 on a flight from Rio De Janero to Paris, reports IrishCentral.