The Dakar controllers, still following the “virtual” flight, told the Brazilians, “Yes, no worry.”
At 4:11 a.m. Dakar control asked the crew of Flight 459 to try to contact Flight 447.
Nine minutes later the French crew told Dakar that they could not make contact.
Julia L. Ritchey is a freelance journalist based in Dakar, Senegal.
In 2010 Wade completed work on his African Renaissance Monument, a 160-foot bronze statue overlooking Dakar.
Bey, where'd you leave our two hover-lorries when you came here to Dakar?
Some one has sent me his good wishes for the voyage from France by way of Dakar.
I think after about a week in Kabara we ought to go on down to Dakar and suggest she be given another assignment for a while.
My team was heading back for Dakar for a rest and new assignments.
Bliss turned on the autopi and napped while the gyrojet carried him to his villa outside Dakar.
African nation, named for the river through it, perhaps from a local word meaning "navigable."
Note: Senegal was a French colony from 1895 to 1958. It became fully independent in 1960.