Deadliest plane crashes in history

Published On: Jul 08 2013 10:35:27 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 24 2015 09:59:50 AM CDT

Authorities say a commercial airline with 150 people on board crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday. Take a look at the deadliest plane crashes in history.

Plane Crashes - Air France
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Roberto Maltchik Repórter da TV Brasil via Wikimedia Commons

June 1, 2009 -- Air France Flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris carrying 228 passengers and crew is lost over the Atlantic. The first bodies aren't recovered until five days later, approximately 600 miles off the northern coast of Brazil. 

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