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South Korea orders inspection of Asiana A320 pilots after plane skids off runway

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean authorities said on Wednesday they planned an "urgent competence inspection" of Asiana Airlines pilots flying Airbus A320 planes, the day after one of the planes skidded off a runway in Japan.

Asiana flight crash lands at Hiroshima airport

Wall Street Journal has reported that an Asiana flight OZ162 flying from Seoul to Hiroshima crash landed at Hiroshima airport. The plane, an Airbus A320 was carrying 73 passengers and 8 crew members of whom at least 18 people sustained minor injuries. Show More Summary

Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Added Diuretic to Captain’s Tea

Investigators do not exclude the possibility that Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the Airbus A320 that crashed on March 24 in the French Alps, added a diuretic to the captain’s tea, according to German media.

New details of Germanwings crash from data recorder

Data extracted from Airbus A320's 2nd "black box" offers further insight into doomed flight's final descent into mountainside

Air Canada sending $5,000 checks to passengers on plane that crash-landed

Passengers on the Air Canada flight that crash-landed last week say they have received checks from the airline for CAD$5,000 ($4,015). Flight 624, an Airbus A320, landed short of the runway in Halifax, Nova Scotia; it then hit a power line, and knocked out power at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Show More Summary

Germanwings Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed Plane, Second Black Box Shows

Data from the Airbus A320’s second black box confirms the hypothesis that the co-pilot deliberately crashed the Germanwings aircraft into the French Alps, France’s BFMTV reported on Friday, citing a civil aviation expert summary.

Second Black Box From Crashed Germanwings A320 Found - Prosecutors

The second black box from the Germanwings Airbus A320 plane that crashed in the French Alps en route from Barcelona to Dusseldorf on March 24 has been found Thursday, according to prosecutors.

Germany to Investigate Cockpit Door Mechanisms After Airbus A320 Crash

German government will launch a task force to look into cockpit door mechanisms after last week's Germanwings flight crash, Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt said at a press conference Thursday.

Lufthansa says Germanwings pilot told flight school of his depression

The young Germanwings pilot accused of having deliberately crashed an Airbus A320 a week ago, killing all 150 people on board, had informed his flight school in 2009 of an "episode of severe depression," Lufthansa said in a statement issued Tuesday.

$300m Set Aside For Germanwings Crash Costs

Lufthansa’s insurers are setting aside $300m (€280m) for potential claims following the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash last Tuesday in the French Alps which left 150 dead. According to Associated Press, Lufthansa spokeswoman Kerstin Lau...Show More Summary

Hollande Expects All Alps Crash Victims to Be Identified by End of Week

All victims of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash will be identified by the end of the week, President Hollande said citing the French Minister of the Interior.

Airbus A320 Crashes in France and Canada: Is This a Safe Plane?

The safety of the Airbus A320 has been called into question after two crashed in one week. The causes of both crashes are not known yet, and theories are multiplying. Just yesterday an Air Canada Airbus A320 carrying passengers and crew skidded off the runway in Halifax, Canada, fortunately injuries were minor. Show More Summary

Does This Look To You Like A “Hard Landing?”

In terms of what’s quite possibly the most pathetic cover up I’ve seen for a plane “accident,” an Air Canada Airbus A320 crash landed in Halifax last night. Photo courtesy TSB Canada First and foremost, thank goodness that nobody seems to be critically injured. Show More Summary

Airbus A320 Crash Lands At Stanfield International Airport In Halifax, Nova Scotia

In the early hours of Sunday morning, an Air Canada Airbus A320, flying from Toronto, Ontario, to Halifax, Nova Scotia, had a rough landing at Halifax’s Stanfield Airport, as it skidded off the runway during a snowstorm. Power outages...Show More Summary

Germanwings copilot had health, psychological problems, reports say

Additional evidence emerged Saturday to suggest copilot Andreas Lubitz had health issues that should have prevented him from being allowed anywhere near the controls of the Germanwings A320 Airbus that he apparently deliberately flew into a mountain in the southern Alps on Tuesday, killing...

The last minutes of Germanwings flight 4U9525

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 Doctor’s Notes Should Have Grounded Germanwings Co-Pilot

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

For the record

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

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.

Lufthansa to require 2 people in cockpit at all times

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

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.

Germanwings Crash: Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz Was A Troubled Man, Police Says

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

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