Timeline of disappearance of Air France jet

June 5, 2009 5:26:00 AM PDT
Timeline of events surrounding the disappearance of Air France Flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, according to Air France: -- 2219 GMT Sunday (6:19 p.m. EDT Sunday): left Rio de Janeiro
-- 0130 GMT Monday (9:30 p.m. EDT Sunday) last contact with Brazil air traffic control.
-- 0200 GMT Monday (10 p.m. EDT Sunday): plane entered zone of storms and high turbulence
-- 0214 GMT Monday (10:16 p.m. EDT Sunday): Air France receives automatic message indicating electrical circuit malfunction.
-- 0500-0600 GMT Monday (1-2 a.m. EDT Monday): French military radar begins searching for plane.
-- 0730 GMT Monday (3:30 a.m. EDT): Air France sets up crisis center
-- 0915 GMT Monday (5:15 a.m. EDT): plane's scheduled arrival in Paris.

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