Air France flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in mid-2009 after entering a stall from which the flight crew failed to recover.
The accident took place in 2009 and has raised questions about Airbus's flight control designs, how flight computers should present failures and warnings to the crew, and crew training for unusual situations. For a full description of the accident, read about it:
- at BEA: Final report,
- on Wikipedia or
- the Aviation Herald. both of which link to the BEA's official investigation reports.