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Brazil air force searching for missing Air France plane: official

world Updated: Jun 01, 2009 16:30 IST

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Brazil's air force said on Monday its aircraft were searching the Atlantic Ocean off northeast Brazil for an Air France passenger plane that went missing midway through a Rio-Paris flight.

The Airbus A330 was carrying 216 passengers and 15 crew members, Air France said. It disappeared off radar screens at 0600 GMT and did not land as scheduled at 0910 GMT in Paris.