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15 More Bodies Found at Crash Site

Searches also find large amount of aircraft wreckage
By A Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 8, 2009 2:53 AM CDT
15 More Bodies Found at Crash Site
Brazil Air Force officers recover debris from Air France Flight 447 in the Atlantic Ocean.   (AP Photo/Brazil's Air Force)

(Newser) – Searchers have recovered 15 more bodies from the Air France 447 crash site in the Atlantic, bringing the total to 17. Brazil's military also collected large amounts of the plane's "structural components," officials tell Reuters. "Hundreds of items are being found and being stored until we know where they should go," said a spokesman. Investigators speculate that the pilots may have set the plane at a dangerously slow speed due to faulty speed sensors.
(Read more Air France Flight 447 stories.)

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