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The families of victims in the Comoros crash pray at Marseille airport
20/02/2015 - France - Yemen

French court orders Yemen airline to pay 30 million euros damages for 2009 crash

A French court has ordered Yemenia airline to pay more than 30 million euros in damages to the families of victims of a deadly 2009 crash off the Comoros islands.
Indonesian rescue workers unload bodies taken from the wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501
07/02/2015 - France - Indonesia - Singapore

AirAsia crash French copilot’s body found off Indonesia

Divers have recovered a body they believe to be that of the French co-pilot of the AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed into the sea off Indonesia last December with 162 people on board.

Rescuers salvage part of flight AirAsia QZ8501 off Indonesia
28/01/2015 - France - Indonesia - Malaysia - Singapore

French copilot’s family files legal case against AirAsia over Indonesia crash

The family of the French copilot in the 28 December crash of an AirAsia plane off Indonesia has lodged a legal complaint against the company in Paris, because it apparently did not have authorisation ...
Smoke from the Greek F-16 fighter plane after it crashed on Monday
28/01/2015 - France - Greece - Spain

Spain opens inquiry into deadly Nato fighter jet crash

An investigation has started to determine the cause of Monday’s fighter jet crash in Spain in which nine French and two Greek military personnel died.
Fire caused by the jet crash in Albacete Nato training base, 26 January 2015.
27/01/2015 - France - Greece - Spain

Nine French military die in fighter jet crash in Spain

Nine French and two Greek military died on Monday when a fighter jet crashed during a Nato training exercise in Spain. 

A British tourist coach crashed on the A43 highway in the Savoie region in France on 4 January 2015.

7 injured as British tourist coach crashes in France

A coach carrying 34 British holidaymakers from a skiing holiday in the Savoie region in the French Alps crashed on Sunday, injuring seven and sparking long motorway tailback, firefighters said.

An AirAsia Airbus in Kuala Lumpur in August 2014.
29/12/2014 - FRANCE - INDONESIA

French copilot on AirAsia’s missing jet was ‘excellent', sister says

The French copilot Rémi Plesel on board the AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that went missing in Indonesia Sunday was an “excellent” professional, his sister said Monday.

An military jet crashed into home for disabled, 10 December 2014.
11/12/2014 - France

French military plane crashes into disabled home, killing one

A French military plane crashed on Wednesday into a home for disabled in the Loire Valley,  killing one of the occupants and injuring others.

Total CEO, Christophe de Margerie
27/10/2014 - France - Russia

Hollande, Qatar emir attend Total boss funeral in Paris

President Hollande and the Emir of Qatar attended the funeral in Paris on Monday of Christophe de Margerie, the boss of the Total oil company, who was killed in a plane crash in Russia last ...
Total named Thierry Desmarest (left) and Patrick Pouyanne (right) as the new chairman and new CEO respetively
22/10/2014 - France - Russia

French oil giant Total names new bosses

The company named a new chairman and a new CEO on Wednesday following the death of its chief executive Christophe de Margerie in a plane crash in Moscow.