Alps crash captain shouted, 'Open the damn door!'

Mar 29, 2015

Alps crash captain shouted, 'Open the damn door!'

The captain of the passenger jet that investigators believe was deliberately crashed into the French Alps last Tuesday, killing all 150 aboard, shouted at the co-pilot to “open the damn door” as he made desperate attempts to return to the locked cockpit, according to ...

Lufthansa could face 'unlimited' damages for Alps crash

Mar 28, 2015

Lufthansa could face 'unlimited' damages for Alps crash

Lufthansa could face “unlimited” compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French Alps on Tuesday, and it would be difficult — even counterproductive — for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said Friday. Under a treaty governing ...

Mar 27, 2015

No sure way to prevent pilot suicides: psychologists

As investigators probe why a young German pilot deliberately crashed an Airbus A320 passenger jet into the French Alps on Tuesday, pilots and psychologists warned there is no foolproof way to prevent similar incidents in the future. All 150 people on board Germanwings Flight ...

German co-pilot said to have suffered from depression, anxiety

Mar 27, 2015

German co-pilot said to have suffered from depression, anxiety

The German co-pilot who is believed to have deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps, killing 150 people, broke off his training six years ago due to depression and spent over a year in psychiatric treatment, a German newspaper reported on Friday. The ...

Mar 27, 2015

French investigators hunt black box from doomed jet

Dozens of specialized police and rescue workers kicked off a fourth day of recovery operations on Friday at the scene of the crashed Germanwings jet, hunting for its second black box. Officials are also combing the wreckage for body parts and DNA samples that ...

Mar 27, 2015

'Racist' cupcakes banned from French shop window

A French court has banned the display of cupcakes topped with the naked figures of a man and woman wrought in dark chocolate in a pastry shop near Nice after a watchdog described them as “racist.” The “God” and “Goddess” cupcakes — which have ...