NEW ORLEANS—A spokesman for Devon Energy Corp. confirms that the Americans on an Air France plane which disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean were 60-year-old Michael Harris and his wife, Anne Harris.
Chip Minty of Oklahoma City says Michael Harris was a geologist in Devon's Rio de Janeiro office. He started with Devon in 2004 and became a full-time employee in 2006.
Anne Harris' sister, Mary Miley of Lafayette, tells the local newspaper that Anne Harris was originally from Lafayette, and the couple had lived there until 2004. She tells The Advertiser they had been married for 16 years.
Air France Flight 447 had 228 people on board when it disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean Monday (10:14 p.m. EDT Sunday night).