Air France under investigation over Rio-Paris crash

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Posted: Mar 22, 2011 12:34 PM

PARIS (Reuters) - Air France-KLM, was placed under investigation on Friday for involuntary manslaughter by a French court over a 2009 crash on a flight between Rio and Paris which killed 228 people, the airline's lawyer Fernand Garnault said.

The court took the decision the day after European planemaker Airbus was also placed under investigation on for the crash.

(Reporting by Thierry Leveque)