An Air France plane carrying 228 people from Brazil's Rio de Janeiro to France has gone missing Monday over the Atlantic after a possible lightning strike , news agencies reported, quoting a Paris airport spokesperson. France's president said the chances of finding survivors were "very small".
Sofu Iwa is a volcanic, deserted island located approximately 650 km off the coast of Tokyo and 76 km from nearby Torishima at the southernmost tip of the Izu archipaelago. The island's summit stands at 99m. On April 9, 1788, John Meares and the ship’s crew discovered the island . They decided to baptize it as Lot’s Wife. Lot's wife is a figure from the book of Genesis.