It was shortly before 10.31am on Tuesday morning when the captain of Germanwings flight 4U9525 pushed back his cockpit seat and asked his first officer, Andreas Lubitz, if he would take control of the Airbus A320 for a few minutes. The pilot, Patrick Sonderheimer, a 10-year veteran of the German flag carrier Lufthansa and its […]
Andreas Lubitz — the Germanwings co-pilot who investigators believe intentionally crashed the Airbus a320, killing all 149 people on board Tuesday — had doctor’s notes which should have grounded him on that fateful day. The investigation...Show More Summary
Jet crash: In the March 27 Section A, a graphic accompanying an article about cockpit security procedures indicated that the Germanwings Airbus A320 had four engines. An A320 has two engines.
The switch was announced three days after the horrific wreck where the Airbus A320 plowed into the French Alps — and a day after Lufthansa's CEO said he saw no reason to change procedures.
As more details emerge in the Germanwings crash investigation, news that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz — who is being accused of intentionally flying the Airbus a320 into the mountainside — was a deeply troubled man is surfacing. The shocking...Show More Summary
In the wake of what French prosecutors are calling a deliberate effort to crash an Airbus A320 into the Alps, renewed attention has again shifted to the critical role of airline pilots. At at time when driverless cars are being discussed...Show More Summary
The cockpit of Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday was equipped with an armored door that could be unlocked only from inside the cabin, in accordance with strict regulations adopted after the 9/11 tragedy in the US, a spokesperson for Germanwings explained.
Online conspiracy theory circles are abuzz with some very wild speculations about the cause of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash following media reports — hours after news of the crash of the Germanwings Flight 9525 — that restart of...Show More Summary
Photos were released today of the copilot who murdered 149 people on a Germanwings Airbus A320. The copilot would not let the pilot back into the cockpit after he left to use the restroom. 8-year-old German Andreas Lubitz trained in … Continue reading ?
With the revelation that Germanwings first officer Andreas Lubitz locked his superior out of the cockpit and then guided flight 4U 9525 into the mountains of the Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, focus has turned in part to the plane's reinforced cockpit door.
By Tim Hepher and Jean-Francois Rosnoblet PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES, March 26 (Reuters) - The co-pilot of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps killing all 150 people aboard appears to have brought the A320 Airbus down...Show More Summary
Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz said "not one word" as the pilot desperately tried to gain entrance during the 8-minute descent into death, leaving 150 passengers and crew dead as the Airbus A320 crashed near Seyne, France.
Dusseldorf prosecutors announced on Tuesday that only one Germanwings pilot had been in the cockpit at the moment of the Airbus A320 crash in the French Alps.
Pilot Locked Out Of Cockpit: Report One of the two pilots of Germanwings Flight 9525 appeared to be locked outside of the cockpit Tuesday as the Airbus A320 steadily descended from cruising altitude and eventually crashed into a mountainside in the French Alps, according to the New York Times, which cites a senior military official [...]Show More Summary
The French authorities said the Airbus A320 that crashed in the Alps probably disintegrated when it struck the mountain at high velocity.
One of the pilots of the Germanwings Airbus A320 jet that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday left the cockpit of the plane before it went down and was not able to get back in, the New York Times reports citing a senior military official.
A French gendarme helicopter flies over the crash site of an Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes, March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot A mysterious new development in the recent crash of a Germanwings jet carrying 150 people on board:...Show More Summary
Here’s what we know now about the horrific crash of a Germanwing Airbus A320 in the French Alps which disintegrated upon impact claiming the lives of 150 souls on board. The audio file has been pulled from the so-called black box that was recovered. Show More Summary
Earlier on Wednesday, the State Department announced two US citizens were among the victims of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash.
Germanwings’ Airbus A320, carrying 144 passengers and six crew members, crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.