Aviation Photo #1539421 Airbus A330-203 - Air France

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Last landing at CDG airport for this airbus A330
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    Vincent Edlinger
    Air France
    Airbus A330-203
    Airbus A330-200
    Airbus A330-200
    Airbus
    660
    F-GZCP
    Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy)
    France
    May 31, 2009
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Photo Added: June 14, 2009

Comments (48)

Anonymous
10 years ago
Congratulations on this great photo! Who would have thought that some 20 hours later this beautiful aircraft would lie on the bottom of the Atlantic and so many people would never come back!
Anonymous
10 years ago
R.I.P
Anonymous
10 years ago
Farewell and R.I.P. to all of those onboard.

Anonymous
10 years ago
So sad this beautiful aircraft crashed some hours later...

RIP for all those on board AF447 :'(
Anonymous
10 years ago
Last chance if seeing her home....
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautifull aircraft...
RIP to all the people on board...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow! Incredibly sad to think that 24 hours later she's gone with such tragic loss of life. I'd have to guess that some experts at Airbus / BEA / NTSB would be interested in examining this photo in detail. R.I.P. to the 228 SOB. My prayers for the families left behind to mourne their loss. Bob.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Sad destiny for this beauty and souls on board. R.I.P.
Anonymous
10 years ago
This pic is very cleary. Would like to turn off the time on that day! RIP to them whos lost their lives. Dose Air France only had one A330-200?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Amazing photo, sad to see the plane never landed back at CDG
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a close up! AF should see whether those tear marks in tail and near the nose had anything to do with the accident. Rest is Peace.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beautifull machine..
RIP to all those on board her ill faited flight
Anonymous
10 years ago
Congratulations for this historical shot. Going to the airports, every, we can made pictures like this. You were in the right place at the right time.
Anonymous
10 years ago
I always wonder why everyone cuts off the wings of the airplane?

I think it would make it much nicer
Anonymous
10 years ago
An amazing image of a beautiful piece of machinery, RIP.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great angle and perspective, captured entirety of the plane.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Hmmm, looking closely those marks on the tail section run quite deep below the outer skin of the plane. If you look closely you can see the green of the composite materials. Rest in peace.
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a great photo, but a sad last sight, is weird that this shot is the last one for that plane, who will know that hours later, it will be destroyed.
Thank you.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Good clarity but RIP to all those on Air France 447. Our hearts are with you
Anonymous
10 years ago
Very sad picture....RIP
Anonymous
10 years ago
IRVIN: RIP!! THAT PLANE WOULD HAVE BECOME A GREAT AIRLINER.. SO SAD IT DIED SO YOUNG... 4YRS OLD..
RIP TO ALL THE CREWS AND PASSENGERS.. :(
Anonymous
10 years ago
Sharp, sharp, sharp
Anonymous
10 years ago
Great shot!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Brilliant photo, so historical!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Tragic ending for this aircraft. Who would ever knew that on the next day it would break up mid air...
Anonymous
10 years ago
Good close-up of the arriving plane in its final hours. Too bad just many hours later it's gone with the 228 people she's carrying all dead. RIP and God bless
Anonymous
10 years ago
How to get to the CDG to Brazil and back for 1 day?
Anonymous
10 years ago
Really a great image, very sharp and clear.
RIP to all the people on the AF447
Anonymous
10 years ago
Such a sad story,
Rest in Peace for all of them.
Anonymous
10 years ago
What a coincidence that one got a shot of the aircraft on its last day. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased. Let us now hope that the investigation will give us more insight over what caused this tragedy and hence make air travel even safer than it is.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Too bad: This a/c will in a few hours safely goes to Brazil, and after another few others, it safely leaves for her home base, but in the middle...228 lives were lost. Time is really too fast.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Such a beauty.
Anonymous
10 years ago
How sad to know that in less than 24 hours, this plane would be lost in the Atlantic while returning from Brazil! May the 228 lives lost rest in peace!
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is a precious historical document. Many thanks to the photographer. Could anyone explain if the Pitot tubes are visible, and if so, where exactly?
Anonymous
9 years ago
The pitot tubes can be seen under the sign "air france - klm", under the last cockpit window. beautiful shot, 5/5
Anonymous
9 years ago
The pitot tubes are usually on the right hand side of the cockpit, near the first officers feet would be inside. RIP all onboard
Anonymous
9 years ago
However we can see them here as small silver dots beneath the air france-klm logo. they look like forward facing hooks.
Anonymous
9 years ago
What a nice plane! So tragic what happenend to it some 24 hours later. R.I.P.
Anonymous
9 years ago
On the very next landing at CDG, a friend of mine should have returned in her.
Anonymous
9 years ago
The plane looked really sad from the start to the end.... :(
Anonymous
9 years ago
Seen in the picture arriving from Bangalore as AF 0191
Anonymous
9 years ago
So amazing shot, it´s history !
Anonymous
9 years ago
Really was the last landing...very interesting that this shot got captured
Anonymous
9 years ago
The detail in this photo is absolutely beyond expectations also considering that seen here is it's last landing at home. This may turn out to be an aviation mystery however, with the flight recorders at the bottom of the ocean. RIP
Anonymous
8 years ago
What a tragedy. Thanks for a great pic.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Miss U So Much F-GZCP R.I.P.This Plane Delivered In Mid 2005 Then Crashed In June 2009.Goodbye F-GZCP
Anonymous
7 years ago
Wow, beautiful shot, really full of emotions:(
so sad that it crashed:(
Anonymous
6 years ago
Such a beautiful shot! The people on that plane landing there wouldn't have any idea about what will happen to that very some plane the next day - how scary. I wish nothing like this would happen again although it's not that possible. R.I.P to all the passengers and crew who died in that crash, and my thoughts are with their families.

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