No need to ground A330 fleet-crash investigator

PARIS Thu Jul 2, 2009 8:23pm IST

Debris from Air France flight AF447 float on the Atlantic Ocean, some 745 miles (1,200 km) northeast of Recife, in this Navy handout released on June 17, 2009. REUTERS/Brazilian Navy/Handout

Debris from Air France flight AF447 float on the Atlantic Ocean, some 745 miles (1,200 km) northeast of Recife, in this Navy handout released on June 17, 2009.

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PARIS (Reuters) - Authorities have no data that would indicate any need to ground Airbus A-330 aircraft following the crash of an Air France plane in the Atlantic last month, a French crash investigator said on Thursday.

The Air France flight AF 447 went missing during a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris on June 1. The exact causes of the disaster are not yet known.

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