Air France 447 Crash Site: 75 More Bodies Pulled From Wreckage

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A French search team has pulled 75 more bodies from the wreckage of Air France Flight 447, which crashed en route to Paris on June 1, 2009.


Reuters reports
that the bodies have been pulled from the wreckage "in recent days."

A spokesperson for the military police in charge of the operation told Reuters:"Seventy-five bodies have been brought up but operations are still going on and we'll have to wait for the end of the search for a final figure."

In March, a French judge filed preliminary charges against Air France over the crash that killed all aboard.

In early May, two bodies were discovered roughly 12,800 feet below the Ocean's surface still strapped into their seats. The plane's two black boxes were also found last month, revealing that the plane plunged into the Atlantic Ocean in mere minutes.

Pilot error was found to be a culprit in the crash, as the jet's captain was absent from the cockpit. Reuters reports that the flight's 32-year old junior pilot had pulled the plane's nose up as it became unstable, generating an audible stall warning.


WATCH video of what the black boxes told investigators below:

Black Box Reveals New Details from Air France Flight 447

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