3 Jun 2009 – Air France Flight 447
According to Air France CEO Pierre-Henri Gourgeon, the Airbus A330-200 encountered heavy turbulence about 02.15hrs local time Monday (22.15hrs ET Sunday), three hours after the jet carrying 228 people left Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for Paris, France. Jean-Louis Borloo, the French minister for transport, said chances of finding anyone alive were very slim or nonexistent.
Arrived in Columbia, SC on Sat and read about the disappearance of flight 447 on Mon. Debris were located early Tue in the Atlantic Ocean off the NE coast of Brazil. But do they belong to flight 447? A picture taken at this angle somehow reflects the mystery of the vanished flight. Sympathy to all the families and friends of the 228 passengers.
Was asked if I am ever afraid since I fly around so frequently? Living in fear of what might happen is not my kind of life. There might not be a tomorrow! One step at a time and one day at a time.
Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains – Kahlil Gibran