Mid-air siesta: Two pilots admit to dozing off in plane cockpit

In a shocking admission, two pilots have reported that they both fell asleep in the cockpit of a packed 325-seat passenger plane that kept flying unsupervised on auto-pilot mode.

France starts recovery of bodies from Rio-Paris crash

Airbus A330 crashed en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris on June 1, 2009.

Maintenance problems with crashed Air France jet: Report

An initial experts` report into the crash of an Air France jet off Brazil last year, which killed 228 people, points to possible maintenance problems with air speed probes, a newspaper said on Saturday.

Brazil urged to open criminal probe into Air France crash

Relatives of Brazilian victims of an Air France crash that killed 228 people asked Brazil to open a criminal investigation into the disaster, parallel to a French investigation.