July 17, 2019 / 10:30 AM / 2 months ago

Prosecutors seek Air France trial over fatal 2009 Rio-to-Paris crash -source

PARIS, July 17 (Reuters) - French prosecutors want Air France to face trial over a fatal crash in 2009 involving flight AF447 between Rio de Janeiro and Paris which killed all 228 people on board, a judicial source said on Wednesday.

The doomed jet crashed into the sea on June 1, 2009, after entering an aerodynamic stall.

Reporting by Emmanuel Jarry; editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta and Jason Neely

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