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Brazilian searchers spot debris

Aircraft searching for an Air France jet which went missing with 228 people aboard have spotted debris on the ocean.

Air force spokesman Col Jorge Amaral said a plane seat and other items were sighted 650km (400 miles) north-east of Brazil's Fernando de Noronha island.

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