MARCH 24, 2015
Passenger Plane's Co-Pilot
Deliberately Crashed Plane,
Killing all 150 Aboard
DIGNE-LES-BAIN, FRANCE [NMT] -- On Tuesday, March 24th, a Germanwings
Airbus A320 plane carrying at least 150 people crashed Tuesday in
the foothills of the Alps in southeastern France.
The flight traveling from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany,
was carrying 144 passengers and six crew members.
Audio from the mangled voice recorder of Germanwings Flight 9525
reveals the captain was locked out of the cockpit while the co-pilot
appeared to make a deliberate attempt to destroy the plane.
The plane's co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz, is accused of intentionally
setting the plane on its fatal descent. On Friday, German prosecutors
said Lubitz had an illness that he kept secret from his employer.
Germanwings is a low-cost airline owned by the Lufthansa Group.
Lufthansa has gradually been transferring many of its short-haul
flights to Germanwings, (Full