Free tickets to death for 19 of the 228 people on the tragic Rio-Paris flight. Ten persons on board had received the tickets as a reward for exceptional results from the French company that they were working for, AFP informs. They brought along nine other companions to enjoy the holiday.

French CGED agency general manager Laurent Bouveresse the news came as a shock. Nine staff of several regional agencies had won the annual contest organised by the society they were working for. The company sent their best staff on a four days break to Rio de Janeiro.