• EgyptAir Airbus A320 (File)
    Last update: 16:51 31.12.2016
    16:51 31.12.2016

    Egypt Starts Returning Remains of EgyptAir A320 Crash Victims to Families

    Egyptian authorities started on Saturday the process of handing over the remains of the victims of the EgyptAir Airbus A320 plane crash in the Mediterranean Sea, French media reported Saturday.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Germanwings aircraft
    Last update: 22:39 13.04.2016
    22:39 13.04.2016

    Germanwings Crash Victims' Families Sue Flight School Co-Pilot Attended

    Relatives of Germanwings passenger plane victims, who died in the March 2015 plane crash in the French Alps, have filed a lawsuit against the US-based flight school, in which co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who deliberately crashed the plane, was trained.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Rescue workers and investigators, seen in this picture made available to the media by the French Interior Ministry April 1, 2015, work near debris from wreckage at the crash site of a Germanwings Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes.
    Last update: 09:30 12.03.2016
    09:30 12.03.2016

    Doctor Recommended Germanwings Pilot's Hospitalization 2 Weeks Before Crash

    A doctor recommended copilot Andreas Lubitz, who intentionally crashed a Germanwings passenger plane into the mountains in March, 2015, to be hospitalized two weeks before the accident, media reported, citing a draft report of investigation into the crash.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Pilot in a cockpit
    Last update: 15:49 15.07.2015
    15:49 15.07.2015

    European Pilots Slam Liberalization of the Skies Over Safety Flaws

    Pilots in Europe are up-in-arms over plans to liberalize global air transport, which they say could imperil safety in the skies.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Andreas Lubitz competes at the Airportrun in Hamburg, northern Germany
    Last update: 21:02 11.06.2015
    21:02 11.06.2015

    Germanwings Pilot Saw 41 Doctors in Five Years Before Crash

    The prosecutor leading the deadly Germanwings Airbus crash that killed all 150 passengers, announced that the plane pilot saw more than 40 doctors in the last 5 years, making him completely unfit to fly the plane.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • French gendarmes and investigators work amongst the debris of the Airbus A320 at the site of the crash, near Seyne-les-Alpes, French Alps March 26, 2015
    Last update: 02:59 10.06.2015
    02:59 10.06.2015

    Int'l Aviation Association Concerned Over Criminal Probes Into Crashes

    The criminal investigation led by French authorities into the Germanwings A320 plane crash should not set a precedent for future probes into plane crashes, International Air Transport Association (IATA) Director General and CEO Tony Tyler stated on Tuesday at the annual IATA general meeting.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Rescue workers and investigators, seen in this picture made available to the media by the French Interior Ministry April 1, 2015, work near debris from wreckage at the crash site of a Germanwings Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes
    Last update: 19:33 19.05.2015
    19:33 19.05.2015

    All Victims of Germanwings Crash Identified, Bodies Can Be Sent Home

    The remains identification of 150 victims of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps in March has been completed, the Marseille prosecutor said in a statement on Tuesday.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • A rope hangs from a rescue helicopter flying past debris of the Germanwings passenger jet, scattered on the mountainside, near Seyne les Alpes, French Alps
    Last update: 13:13 06.05.2015
    13:13 06.05.2015

    France's BEA Releases Preliminary Report on Germanwings Plane Crash

    France’s BEA crash investigation agency has published a preliminary report on the Germanwings passenger jet crash in southern France.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Flags flutter half mast in front of the Germanwings headquarters at Cologne Bonn airport March 24, 2015
    Last update: 02:28 01.05.2015
    02:28 01.05.2015

    US FAA Grounded Infamous Germanwings Pilot Over Mental Health Concerns

    The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) temporarily denied in 2010 a medical certificate to a German pilot who is believed to have intentionally crashed a plane with 150 people on board in March, according to recently published documents.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Germanwings, Airbus A320
    Last update: 17:39 22.04.2015
    17:39 22.04.2015

    A320 Black Boxes Analysis Confirms Investigators' Worst Suspicions

    A detailed analysis of the two black boxes confirmed the suspicion that Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the notorious Germanwings Airbus 320, deliberately steered the plane into a mountain.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Pilots in a cockpit
    Last update: 15:45 09.04.2015
    15:45 09.04.2015

    Pilots Raise Doubts Over Four-Eyes Rule After Germanwings Crash

    Pilots around the world have expressed doubts over the so-called four-eyes rule which many airlines rushed to bring in following the Germanwings crash in which co-pilot Andreas Lubitz allegedly locked the pilot out of the cockpit and flew the plane into an Alpine mountain.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Rescue workers and investigators, seen in this picture made available to the media by the French Interior Ministry April 1, 2015, work near debris from wreckage at the crash site of a Germanwings Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes
    Last update: 09:28 05.04.2015
    09:28 05.04.2015

    Lufthansa Failed to Inform Authorities of Germanwings Co-Pilot’s Depression

    Lufthansa medical personnel failed to inform the German Federal Aviation Office, that co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings flight had severe depression.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Rescue workers and investigators, seen in this picture made available to the media by the French Interior Ministry April 3, 2015, work at the crash site of a Germanwings Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes
    Last update: 19:23 04.04.2015
    19:23 04.04.2015

    Search for Bodies at Germanwings Crash Site Over – French Prosecutors

    According to French prosecutors, operation to retrieve human remains from the Alpine ravine after the crash of a Germanwings airliner has finished.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Andreas Lubitz competes at the Airportrun in Hamburg, northern Germany
    Last update: 12:43 03.04.2015
    12:43 03.04.2015

    Germanwings Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed Plane, 2nd Black Box Data 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.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • French emergency rescue services work at the site of the Germanwings jet that crashed on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 near Seyne-les-Alpes, France
    Last update: 17:05 02.04.2015
    17:05 02.04.2015

    Germanwings Co-Pilot Researched Suiсide Methods, Cockpit Door Safety Online - 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.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Last update: 16:23 02.04.2015
    16:23 02.04.2015

    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.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • A helicopter of the French civil security services flies near Seyne, south-eastern France, on March 24, 2015, near the site where a Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed in the French Alps.
    Last update: 14:52 02.04.2015
    14:52 02.04.2015

    Germanwings Co-Pilot Suffered From Panic Attacks, Blackouts - Reports

    Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, suspected of deliberately crashing an A320 airliner filled with passengers into a mountain in the French Alps, suffered from panic attacks and temporary losses of vision, German daily Bild reported Thursday citing Lubitz' medical records.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • An overhead panel in a Germanwings Airbus
    Last update: 13:19 01.04.2015
    13:19 01.04.2015

    Serious Doubts Raised Over Germanwings 4U-9525 Investigation

    European pilots have expressed concern over the investigation into the crash of Germanwings flight U4-9525 en-route from Barcelona to Düsseldorf on March 24, saying the French prosecutor's role is hindering a proper accident probe.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • Candles with names of crash victims written on it are placed a table tennis table in front of the Joseph-Koenig Gymnasium in Haltern, western Germany.
    Last update: 16:23 31.03.2015
    16:23 31.03.2015

    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.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
  • French gendarmes and investigators work amongst the debris of the Airbus A320 at the site of the crash, near Seyne-les-Alpes, French Alps March 26, 2015
    Last update: 15:33 31.03.2015
    15:33 31.03.2015

    Lufthansa May Pay €275 Million to Families of A320 Plane Crash Victims

    Lufthansa is likely to pay €275 million to the families of those killed in the plane crash, operated by its low-cost subsidiary Germanwings. The amount reportedly exceeds usual insurance compensation amounts by two times.

    Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France