Air France 447 Tail Found (update)

Posted on 08. Jun, 2009 by in Featured

New pictures verify the wreckage found was in fact the tail/rudder assembly. Note the European Union emblem on the file photo of the Air France 330 and the wreckage.

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There are two things to note: first the tail appears to have failed at the attach points. Second, it obviously did not impact the water at high speed. Contrast the two photos of wreckage.

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It is apparent that the tail separated at altitude and then fell to the ocean. Once that happened there was nothing the crew could do.

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