- Air France Flight 447 disappears over the Atlantic Ocean, near Brazil.
- Nelson Jobim resigns as the Minister of Defence in Brazil after making critical remarks about the government of President Dilma Rousseff and fellow Ministers - he is replaced by Celso Amorim.
- Two male bodies and several luggage items are recovered from Air France Flight 447 in the Atlantic Ocean.
- Brazil's Air Force confirms that no debris has been recovered from Air France Flight 447.
- Brazil announces it has ended the search for bodies from Air France Flight 447.