Recovery personnel have located the vertical fin of the Air France Airbus A330 which crashed in the South Atlantic on 1 June.
The Brazilian defence ministry says it has discovered "dozens of structural components" from the aircraft.
Search teams have also retrieved a total of 16 victims, it adds. There were 228 occupants on the aircraft when it disappeared en route to Paris from Rio de Janeiro.
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Sir Richard Branson: These dramatic pictures bring home the horror of what happened last week. It’s very sad and I hope the investigators reach conclusions as quickly as possible.|