Air France Flight 447 Crash Details; Mid-Air Stall Doomed Flight (VIDEO)

Air France Flight 447 Crash Details; Mid-Air Stall Doomed Flight (VIDEO)

Air France Flight 447 Crash Details; Mid-Air Stall Doomed Flight (VIDEO)

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May 27 2011 12:55 PM

Air France Flight 447 Crash Details; Mid-Air Stall Doomed Flight (VIDEO)


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Air France Flight 447 is trending as French aviationauthorities release new details recovered from the plane's black box. The flightrecorders were discovered on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean almost two yearsafter the plane vanished from radar and crashed, killing all 228 on board.

Thenew data confirms that the Airbus 330's speed sensors failed and reveals it wentinto a stall at 38,000 feet before a frightening 3½ minute descent. Only 51bodies were recovered following the crash, which was the deadliest in AirFrance's history.

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