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Very Sad..An Air France passenger jet Airbus A330 , believed to be Air France flight 447, Air France Flight 447 Rio de Janeiro - Paris with 216 people and 12 crew on board has disappeared off radar, reports say.
The Air France Airbus passenger jet from Rio de Janerio to Paris Charles-de-Gaulle disappeared from radar well into it's 11 hour journey, sources said .
"The plane was expected in Paris at 11:10 a.m. (0910 GMT)," an Air France spokeswoman said
Air France says AF 477 experienced severe turbulance for 15 minutes before sending out a message that it had some sort of short circut electrical fault.
Brazil had sent its Air Force jets to search for any debris from Air France Flight 477, off the nations northern coast.
Reuters says it has contacted the Brazilian Air Force who says they lost contact with Air France Flight 447 at 0133 GMT.
French media were saying it was probable that Air France Flight 477 was struck by lightning during its flight.
Severe weather pattern near where Air France Flight 447 may have been when it fell off radar screens in Africa/South America.
A report via French TV is said to confirm that an Air France Flight 447 was an Airbus A330-200, flight 447 from Brazil carrying 216 passengers and 12 crew. The Airbus A330-200 was very new and had been with Air France since April 2005.
Air France 447 travelled up to 3 and a half hours before it was lost from radar, sources say. NASA images showed bad weather along the path of Flight 447.
If you have family and friends who were flying Air France Flight 447, media says that you are advised to contact the Crisis Center at Charles de Gaulle Airport for info.
International hot line is +33-157-02-10-55
My prayers will all the families.