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#Germanwings

From TheJournal.ie Father of pilot disputes claim his son deliberately downed Germanwings plane in Alps Two Years On

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.

From TheJournal.ie Families of Germanwings victims angered by parents' tribute to troubled co-pilot Year Of Horror

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.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor referred Germanwings co-pilot to psychiatric clinic two weeks before crash Tragedy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie More airline deaths due to deliberate acts than accidental crashes in 2015 Tragedies

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.

From TheJournal.ie Germanwings pilot saw 41 doctors in 5 years and feared going blind Andreas Lubitz

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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes Automated

We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes

It might not be too far off either.

From TheJournal.ie Families of Germanwings crash victims told: 'You are not alone in these hours of loneliness' Memorial Service

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

A memorial service was held today in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits' Robot Planes

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

A US government report warns against robotic control of planes.

From TheJournal.ie Germanwings flight evacuated after bomb scare just before takeoff Airline Safety

Germanwings flight evacuated after bomb scare just before takeoff

The plane was about to fly from Germany to Italy.

From TheJournal.ie Woman allegedly claimed her relative died in Germanwings crash to get free flights Germanwings

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks' - Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz Tea Party

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

From TheJournal.ie Second black box from Alps crash confirms 'co-pilot acted deliberately' Germanwings

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers Brave

Another Germanwings pilot has given a powerful speech to comfort passengers

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish cinemagoers warned over film featuring eerily familiar plane crash Germanwings

Irish cinemagoers warned over film featuring eerily familiar plane crash

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

From TheJournal.ie French Alps investigators say 'final moments' video is a fake Alps Crash

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators Andreas Lubitz

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

It included correspondence to his flight training school.

From TheJournal.ie Gran, mum and daughter all called 'Emma' were killed in the Germanwings crash Three Generations

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

The family were going on holiday to Manchester.

From TheJournal.ie Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies French Alps

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies

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

From TheJournal.ie The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety Disaster

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.

From TheJournal.ie Captain shouted 'open the damn door' as jet plunged into Alps Flight 4U 9525

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.

From TheJournal.ie Germanwings crash pilot told ex-girlfriend 'everyone will know my name' Flight 4U 9525

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…”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has the Germanwings disaster made you nervous about flying? Your Say This post contains a poll

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Germanwings pilot makes emotional speech in cabin to reassure passengers Captain

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.

From TheJournal.ie "We haven't found a single body intact" - French Alps rescuers finding remains Germanwings

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

Between 400 and 600 pieces of remains have been recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines Stigma

Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines

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

From TheJournal.ie Andreas Lubitz hid sick note on day of Alps plane crash Flight 9525

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.

From TheJournal.ie Police search home of co-pilot who's believed to have crashed plane Germanwings

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.

From TheJournal.ie Who was Andreas Lubitz? Germanwings

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.

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows how cockpit door on crashed Germanwings plane works Germanwings This post contains videos

Video shows how cockpit door on crashed Germanwings plane works

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

From TheJournal.ie Germanwings: One pilot 'locked out' of cockpit before crash Germanwings

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Some data recovered - but as yet we don't have "the slightest explanation" for the crash Alps Plane Tragedy

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Crippled with sadness': Tributes as Germanwings crash victims are named Flight 4U9525

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

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

From TheJournal.ie Scale of horror emerges as questions remain over Alps plane crash Germanwings

Scale of horror emerges as questions remain over Alps plane crash

All 150 people on board are feared dead.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

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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