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Alarm for severe turbulence on Air France A-330 over the Atlantic
Paris, France - "Mayday" received by a TAM Airlines flight
An Air France Airbus A-330/200 aircraft would have faced serious difficulties yesterday while en route over the Atlantic for flight AF445 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris due to severe turbulence. The pilot would have launched a "Mayday" on the international emergency frequency, which would have been received by a close-by TAM Airlines flight's crew. Air France's aircraft would have been forced to descend...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency