30 MARCH 2015


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Article from BTNews 30 MARCH 2015

Germanwings A320 tragedy

On the morning of Wednesday 25 March a Germanwings Airbus A320 on a scheduled flight from Barcelona to Düsseldorf appears to have been deliberately crashed by its co-pilot near Digne in the French Alps.  There were 150 souls on board.  Germanwings is a ‘low-cost’ division of Lufthansa.

According to preliminary reports the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz locked the aircraft captain out of the cockpit whilst he was making a comfort call.  He then literally dived the aircraft setting the radar altimeter at 100ft.  www.germanwings.com

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