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# germanwings - Friday 24 March, 2017

Father of pilot disputes claim his son deliberately downed Germanwings plane in Alps

Andreas Lubitz was co-pilot of the plane that crashed in the Alps on this day in 2015.

# germanwings - Monday 4 April, 2016

Families of Germanwings victims angered by parents' tribute to troubled co-pilot

The parents of Andreas Lubitz thanked friends and neighbours for their support in a notice published by a local paper.

# germanwings - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Doctor referred Germanwings co-pilot to psychiatric clinic two weeks before crash

French investigators have agreed that Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed Flight 9525.

# germanwings - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

More airline deaths due to deliberate acts than accidental crashes in 2015

There were eight accidental airline crashes last year – accounting for 161 passenger and crew deaths.

# germanwings - Friday 12 June, 2015

Germanwings pilot saw 41 doctors in 5 years and feared going blind

Medics he consulted did not reveal his mental struggles due to doctor-patient privilege.

# germanwings - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

It's taken more than two months for the bodies of Germanwings crash victims to get home

A special flight operated by Lufthansa carried the remains of 44 Germans, among the 150 onboard when the jet crashed.

# germanwings - Saturday 18 April, 2015

We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes

It might not be too far off either.

# germanwings - Friday 17 April, 2015

Families of Germanwings crash victims told: 'You are not alone in these hours of loneliness'

A memorial service was held today in Germany.

'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits'

A US government report warns against robotic control of planes.

# germanwings - Monday 13 April, 2015

Germanwings flight evacuated after bomb scare just before takeoff

The plane was about to fly from Germany to Italy.

# germanwings - Friday 10 April, 2015

Woman allegedly claimed her relative died in Germanwings crash to get free flights

The woman also availed of counselling that was given to family members.

# germanwings - Friday 3 April, 2015

'A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks' - Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz

Michele Bachman said the president’s deal with Iran has damned the souls of 300 million Americans.

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Second black box from Alps crash confirms 'co-pilot acted deliberately'

Autopilot was used to descend to an altitude of 30 metres.

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers

There was an Irishman on board who has shared the story.

# germanwings - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Irish cinemagoers warned over film featuring eerily familiar plane crash

‘Wild Tales’ features a chief steward intentionally crashing a plane.

French Alps investigators say 'final moments' video is a fake

One sequence reportedly shows a chaotic scene with passengers screaming “My God”.

# germanwings - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators

It included correspondence to his flight training school.

Gran, mum and daughter all called 'Emma' were killed in the Germanwings crash

The family were going on holiday to Manchester.

From The Daily Edge A pilot shared this heartwarming letter from passenger prompted by Germanwings tragedy Spread The Love

# germanwings - Monday 30 March, 2015

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies

Andreas Lubitz is understood to have had treatment “several years ago”.

The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz apparently locked the captain out of the cockpit before crashing the Germanwings flight.

# germanwings - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Captain shouted 'open the damn door' as jet plunged into Alps

It also emerged today that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, believed to have crashed the plane, sought treatment for problems with his sight.

# germanwings - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Germanwings crash pilot told ex-girlfriend 'everyone will know my name'

“One day I’m going to do something that will change the whole system…”

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Poll: Has the Germanwings disaster made you nervous about flying?

A Germanwings pilot made an emotional speech to nervous passengers this week to reassure them.

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Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers

The captain personally welcomed passengers onto the plane as they walked on and told them he would get them safely to their destination.

# germanwings - Friday 27 March, 2015

"We haven't found a single body intact" - French Alps rescuers finding remains

Between 400 and 600 pieces of remains have been recovered.

Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines

“Many of the greatest, most responsible people have been depressives.”

Andreas Lubitz hid sick note on day of Alps plane crash

It has also emerged the plane’s captain may have used an axe in an attempt to re-enter the cockpit.

# germanwings - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Police search home of co-pilot who's believed to have crashed plane

French authorities believe 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz deliberately brought down the plane, killing all 150 people on board.

Who was Andreas Lubitz?

And why did he do what he did? The 28-year-old was co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

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Video shows how cockpit door on crashed Germanwings plane works

Prosecutors believe that the co-pilot may have crashed the plane deliberately.

Germanwings: One pilot 'locked out' of cockpit before crash

“You can hear he is trying to smash the door down.”

# germanwings - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Some data recovered - but as yet we don't have "the slightest explanation" for the crash

The plane, carrying 144 passengers, plunged for eight minutes before hitting the side of a mountain – with no survivors.

'Crippled with sadness': Tributes as Germanwings crash victims are named

There were 150 people on board the plane when it crashed in the French Alps yesterday.

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# germanwings - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Scale of horror emerges as questions remain over Alps plane crash

All 150 people on board are feared dead.

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about a plane crash in the Alps, the Graham Dwyer jury and a final (final) Irish Water deadline.

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