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Let's Stamp Out Stigma

High profile, gruesome incidents, like the March 24, 2015 crash of the Germanwing jet into the French Alps, naturally invite questions about the mental state of the perpetrator, Andreas Lubitz. In addition, the event may increase fear of people who suffer from mental disorders. Show More Summary

Pilots to be warned over icing after 2014 Mali air crash

PARIS (Reuters) - Aviation regulators are expected to issue new advice to pilots after investigations into the crash of an Air Algerie jet in Mali last July found it went out of control after being hit by ice as an anti-icing system remained switched off.

Germanwings flight 4U9525: co-pilot increased speed as jet went down

The pilot at the controls of a Germanwings jet that crashed in the French Alps accelerated the plane into the mountainside, killing all 150 people on board, according to French investigators. France’s BEA crash investigation agency declined to confirm growing evidence against the co-pilot before completing its own analysis, but the chilling new detail from […]

Germanwings crash: Why did jet descend into ravine?

The A320 is one of the safest planes around, but flight 4U 9525 descended inexplicably into the Alps until it crashed. New Scientist investigates the possible reasons

Germanwings Pilot Told Lufthansa of His Depression in 2009

Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who authorities believe purposely crashed a Germanwings jet into the Alps, had a documented history of depression, according to the New York Times. After taking a brief leave from flight school, Lubitz informed Lufthansa of his history with the illness when attempting to rejoin the school... More »

Prosecutors: Germanwings Pilot Treated for ‘Suicidal Tendencies’

last monthNews : Mediaite

Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings pilot who recently crashed a jet into the French Alps and killed everyone onboard, had been treated for "suicidal tendencies" years before he became a pilot, German prosecutors confirmed today.

Memo From Germany: Jet Crash Tests Germany’s Faith in Its Precision

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

The co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, in apparently deliberately crashing a plane, has upended Germany’s well-ordered world and challenged other assumptions built into German life.

Germanwings Co-Pilot Who Crashed Plane ‘Hid Illness From Employers’ (Video)

last monthNews : Truthdig

Prosecutors point to a torn-up doctors’ note as evidence that the co-pilot who killed himself and 149 other people when he crashed a commercial jet into the French Alps on Tuesday suffered from an illness. The note excused 27-year-old Andreas Lubitz from work on the day of the crash. Show More Summary

Investigators Pursue Motive in Germanwings Crash

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

Prosecutors are examining several theories on why Andreas Lubitz apparently slammed the jet into a mountain, including that the crash was a suicide or a mass murder.

Police Claim to Find ‘Significant Clue’ at Home of Alps Plane Crash Suspect

German police say they have found a ‘significant clue” in an apartment belonging to A320 Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz, who is suspected of intentionally crashing a jet with 150 people into Alpine terrain; the unspecified item is not a suicide note, they say.

Co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing Germanwings jet

PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES (Reuters) - A young German co-pilot barricaded himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and apparently set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, French prosecutors said on Thursday.

Pilot's actions may add to Germanwings' liability in mountain crash: lawyers

NEW YORK/BERLIN (Reuters) - Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings could face liabilities well above the typical ceiling in airline crashes for the passengers who died on Tuesday when one of its jets was flown into an Alpine mountain, some aviation lawyers said.

Andreas Lubitz Identified As Co-Pilot Of Crashed Germanwings Plane

last monthNews : Huffington Post

PARIS, March 26 (Reuters) - The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a Germanwings jet into the French Alps on Tuesday has been identified as 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz. Announcing his details at a news conference on Thursday,...Show More Summary

Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps

last monthNews : The Newsroom

A Germanwings jet carrying 150 people from Barcelona to Duesseldorf slammed into a remote section of the French Alps on Tuesday, sounding like an avalanche as it scattered pulverized debris across a rocky mountain and down its steep ravines. All aboard were assumed killed.

USAir jet crashes on takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in 1992

last monthNews : NY Daily News

A USAir jet with 51 people on board crashed and burst into flames while taking off from LaGuardia Airport, killing at least 19.

Harrison Ford Crashes Plane; Writer Barely Avoids Heart Attack

Harrison Ford crashed his vintage single-engine WW2 jet into a golf course yesterday and walked away with some non-life-threatening injuries, THANK GOODNESS, because honestly, I could not handle Harrison Ford dying right now. My lovely fiancé had to brace me for the news about it last night because Harrison Ford is my imaginary boyfriend, ergo […]

Plane slides off runway at NYC's LaGuardia Airport

A jet carrying 125 passengers crashed into a fence while landing in snowstorm.

Don’t worry Amanda Holden. Haters gonna hate women who don’t wear bras

Look, let me take you away for Isis and jets crashing into Taiwan and Cameron and Miliband. Let me direct you toward the real issues facing this country. The (former?) actress… Continue reading The post Don’t worry Amanda Holden. Haters gonna hate women who don’t wear bras appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

VIDEO Captures Taiwanese Commercial Jet #GE235 Crash into Bridge Above Taipei River

Taiwanese commercial jet flight 235 scraped a bridge and then crashed into the Taipei River on Wednesday. At least eight people were killed.. Petrifying RT @sokane1: Crazy, the wing of #TransAsia #GE235 clipped a taxi cab — Chris … Continue reading ?

10 dead in Greek F-16 crash at Spanish airport during NATO exercise

Ten killed after a Greek fighter jet crashed into other planes at a military base in Spain — Sky News Tonight (@SkyNewsTonight) January 26, 2015

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