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#Germanwings

# germanwings - Friday 24 March, 2017

Father of pilot disputes claim his son deliberately downed Germanwings plane in Alps
# Two Years On
# Two Years On

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

Mar 24th 2017, 8:41 AM 21,455 Views 40 Comments

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
# Year Of Horror
# Year Of Horror

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

Apr 4th 2016, 2:58 PM 18,364 Views 24 Comments

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
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

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

Mar 13th 2016, 10:54 AM 17,124 Views 17 Comments

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
# Tragedies
# Tragedies

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

Jan 6th 2016, 6:02 AM 9,255 Views 6 Comments

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
# Andreas Lubitz
# Andreas Lubitz

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

Jun 12th 2015, 8:31 AM 9,360 Views 27 Comments

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
# Germanwings
# Germanwings

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

Jun 10th 2015, 12:51 PM 8,304 Views 4 Comments

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
# Automated
# Automated

We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes

Apr 18th 2015, 5:30 PM 10,486 Views 40 Comments

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'
# Memorial Service
# Memorial Service

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

Apr 17th 2015, 2:39 PM 6,036 Views 8 Comments

A memorial service was held today in Germany.

'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits'
# Robot Planes
# Robot Planes

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

Apr 17th 2015, 6:00 AM 18,033 Views 40 Comments

A US government report warns against robotic control of planes.

# germanwings - Monday 13 April, 2015

Germanwings flight evacuated after bomb scare just before takeoff
# Airline Safety
# Airline Safety

Germanwings flight evacuated after bomb scare just before takeoff

Apr 13th 2015, 9:05 AM 16,132 Views 36 Comments

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
# Germanwings
# Germanwings

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

Apr 10th 2015, 10:57 PM 31,505 Views 56 Comments

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
# Tea Party
# Tea Party

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

Apr 3rd 2015, 10:32 PM 26,145 Views 91 Comments

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

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Apr 3rd 2015, 12:56 PM 8,930 Views 5 Comments

All of the news, none of the waiting.

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

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

Apr 3rd 2015, 10:46 AM 22,671 Views 28 Comments

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

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers
# Brave
# Brave

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers

Apr 3rd 2015, 7:31 AM 26,132 Views 36 Comments

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
# Germanwings
# Germanwings

Irish cinemagoers warned over film featuring eerily familiar plane crash

Apr 1st 2015, 5:01 PM 44,398 Views 30 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 1st 2015, 8:21 AM 34,369 Views 49 Comments

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
# Andreas Lubitz
# Andreas Lubitz

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

Mar 31st 2015, 7:37 PM 13,080 Views 26 Comments

It included correspondence to his flight training school.

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

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

Mar 31st 2015, 5:32 PM 19,106 Views 14 Comments

The family were going on holiday to Manchester.

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

A pilot shared this heartwarming letter from passenger prompted by Germanwings tragedy

Mar 31st 2015, 1:47 PM 3,976 Views 0 Comments

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# germanwings - Monday 30 March, 2015

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies
# French Alps
# French Alps

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies

Mar 30th 2015, 3:12 PM 24,683 Views 57 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 30th 2015, 11:40 AM 12,395 Views 28 Comments

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
# Flight 4U 9525
# Flight 4U 9525

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

Mar 29th 2015, 2:33 PM 46,848 Views 70 Comments

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'
# Flight 4U 9525
# Flight 4U 9525

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

Mar 28th 2015, 10:54 AM 36,111 Views 77 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 28th 2015, 9:10 AM 22,542 Views 57 Comments

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

Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers
# Captain
# Captain

Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers

Mar 28th 2015, 7:59 AM 64,085 Views 50 Comments

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
# Germanwings
# Germanwings

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

Mar 27th 2015, 4:17 PM 34,790 Views 39 Comments

Between 400 and 600 pieces of remains have been recovered.

Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines
# Stigma
# Stigma

Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines

Mar 27th 2015, 1:22 PM 26,223 Views 53 Comments

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

Andreas Lubitz hid sick note on day of Alps plane crash
# Flight 9525
# Flight 9525

Andreas Lubitz hid sick note on day of Alps plane crash

Mar 27th 2015, 12:07 PM 81,385 Views 173 Comments

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
# Germanwings
# Germanwings

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

Mar 26th 2015, 10:26 PM 139,626 Views 259 Comments

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

Who was Andreas Lubitz?
# Germanwings
# Germanwings

Who was Andreas Lubitz?

Mar 26th 2015, 4:07 PM 53,517 Views 76 Comments

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.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Mar 26th 2015, 12:52 PM 6,686 Views 0 Comments

All of the news, none of the waiting.

Video shows how cockpit door on crashed Germanwings plane works
# Germanwings
# Germanwings

Video shows how cockpit door on crashed Germanwings plane works

Mar 26th 2015, 12:24 PM 35,286 Views 112 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 26th 2015, 9:45 AM 89,805 Views 6 Comments

“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
# Alps Plane Tragedy
# Alps Plane Tragedy

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

Mar 25th 2015, 10:16 PM 36,785 Views 40 Comments

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
# Flight 4U9525
# Flight 4U9525

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

Mar 25th 2015, 2:51 PM 15,183 Views 5 Comments

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

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Mar 25th 2015, 12:57 PM 6,874 Views 0 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# germanwings - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Scale of horror emerges as questions remain over Alps plane crash
Live Mar 24th 2015, 11:26 PM

Scale of horror emerges as questions remain over Alps plane crash

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Mar 24th 2015, 11:00 PM 14,051 Views 2 Comments

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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