Fmr Woodlands Couple Onboard Missing Air France Jet

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- An energy company says the two Americans on board missing Air France Flight 447 were a geologist and his wife.

Oklahoma City-based Devon Energy Corp. confirmed today that Michael Harris and his wife, Anne, were aboard the airliner that disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean. There were 228 people on board the flight from Brazil to Paris.

Devon spokesman Chip Minty says Michael Harris was a geologist in the company's Rio de Janeiro office. Harris had moved to Brazil from Houston in July.

CBS affiliate KHOU in Houston reports the Harrises lived in The Woodlands.

Anne Harris' sister, Mary Miley of Lafayette, tells the The Advertiser of Lafayette, La., that Anne Harris was originally from Lafayette and the couple had lived there until 2004. She said they had been married for 16 years.

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