Brazil air force starts search for Air France jet

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 1 Mon Jun 1, 2009 6:47am EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 1 (Reuters) - Brazil's air force said on Monday its planes had begun searching for an Air France airliner that went missing on a flight to France.

Henry Wilson, an air force spokesman, told Reuters that planes had taken off from the island of Fernando de Noronha off Brazil's northeast coast to look for the Air France jet, which went missing with 228 people on its way from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. (Reporting by Pedro Fonseca, Writing by Stuart Grudgings)

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