Johanna Ganthaler Missed Air France Flight 447, Died in Car Crash
Johanna Ganthaler, who missed her flight onboard Air France Flight 447, died in a car accident in Kufstein, Austria. Her husband, Kurt Ganthaler, was seriously injured.
Kurt and Johanna Ganthaler missed Flight 447, the doomed Paris-bound plane out of Rio de Janeiro, which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on May 31, 2009, killing all 228 people onboard.
Johanna Ganthaler, a pensioner from Bolzano-Bozen province, had been on holiday in Brazil with her husband Kurt and missed Air France Flight 447 after turning up late at Rio de Janeiro airport on May 31.
After missing their flight, the couple had flown out of Rio de Janeiro the next day. Ganthaler was killed when her car swerved and collided with an oncoming truck.