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Brazil to France flight cancelled

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SAO PAULO – Air France says a Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight has been cancelled because of electronic problems. It is the fourth incident in eight days involving an Air France passenger jet from Brazil.Air France spokeswoman Leticia Lyra says problems were detected before the flight was to leave for Paris Saturday with 170 passengers. It was rescheduled for last night. Last Thursday, Air France cancelled a Sao Paulo to Paris flight because of damage in the aircraft’s fuselage.Two days earlier, an Air France Rio to Paris flight was forced to return to Brazil because of malfunctioning bathrooms. On July 10, a bomb threat forced a Paris-bound Air France jet to make an emergency landing in northeastern Brazil. (AP)