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Memorial service for Air France victims

2009-06-04 06:42:53 GMT2009-06-04 14:42:53 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Staff members of Air France and relatives of the victims mourn for the 216 passengers and 12 crew members aboard the missing Airbus A330 during a memorial ceremony in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, capital of France, on June 3, 2009.(Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

Staff members of Air France mourn for the 216 passengers and 12 crew members aboard the missing Airbus A330 during a memorial ceremony in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, capital of France, on June 3, 2009. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

A man holds the French national flag while attending the memorial ceremony in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, capital of France, on June 3, 2009. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

Two women place flowers to mourn for the 216 passengers and 12 crew members aboard the missing Airbus A330 during a memorial ceremony in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, capital of France, on June 3, 2009. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

French President Nicolas Sarkozy (R2) leaves after attending the memorial ceremony in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, capital of France, on June 3, 2009.(Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

A church service was held in Notre-Dame cathedral on Wednesday. The Air France Airbus A330-200, Flight 447, bound for Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, lost contact with the control center shortly after its takeoff from Rio de Janeiro on Sunday at 7 p.m. local time (2200 GMT).

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