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
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.
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 […]
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
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 »
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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