Keyword: 2009

French judges drop case against Air France for 2009 crash

Decision infuriated victims’ groups in France and Brazil who have pushed to bring case to trial, after Rio to Paris crash killed all 228 on board.

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

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

France charges Yemenia Airways over deadly 2009 crash

The Yemen national airline faces manslaughter charges over crash off the Comoros Islands that killed 152 people and left just one survivor.

Air France crash pilots not emergency-trained, says coroner

British coroner was speaking at the inquest into the deaths of two British men in the Air France jet disaster, which killed 228 people in 2009.