I recall in The Times in the weeks after, and subsequent documentaries analysing, that the pitot tubes were thought to be the fault back then.
What seems to have been lost now, is that Airbus advised Air France to replace these 2 years before, highlighting possible problems, but they failed to do so. Pilots had also been reporting faults
Air France replaced all Pitot tubes on their planes within 3 days of the accident it was reported. A little late?
Will be interesting where liability falls in a legal sense, and how the jurisdictions of territory matter, as in the geographical location, and France.
It goes beyond words, to express what those on board experienced and went through.
Clearly, for all concerned, and safety in the future, the liability must be clarified to rest with one party or another. It seems this would be with Air France?