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Timeline: Air France accidents
A breakdown of incidents involving France's national carrier over the last decade.
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2009 13:57 GMT

An Air France Concorde crashed in 2000, killing 113 people, including four on the ground [EPA]

An Air France passenger jet with 228 people on board is missing after dropping off radar while flying over the Atlantic after taking off from Brazil.

Below are some previous incidents involving France's national carrier over the past decade.

December 17, 2005: An Air France Boeing 777 makes an emergency landing at Irkutsk in Siberia when one of its two engines breaks down on a flight from Seoul to Paris. None of the 246 passengers or 17 crew were injured.

August 3, 2005: An Air France A340 passenger jet with up to 309 passengers and crew on board skids off the end of the runway and bursts into flames after landing in a thunder storm at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

No one is killed, while 14 people suffer minor injuries.

July 6, 2005: An Air France jet  runs into a stray cow as it lands in the southern Nigerian oil city of Port Harcourt. No one is injured in the incident. 

May 25, 2001: An Air France Airbus 340 makes a crash landing at Cayenne airport in French Guiana, landing 30 metres too soon. No casualities.

July 25, 2000: All 109 passengers and crew and four people on the ground are killed when an Air France Concorde jet crashes after catching fire on take-off near Paris.

Source:
Al Jazeera
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