According to a preliminary report released by French investigators Wednesday, Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz had “practiced” the fatal descent that would lead to the crashing of an Airbus A320 and the killing of 149 people on an earlier flight that same day.
At a press conference earlier this week, a French prosecutor stated that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 most likely deliberately crashed the plane. The co-pilot was alone when the aircraft began its slow descent and the door to the cockpit had "locked automatically." Many questions are being asked about how…
Audio from the cockpit voice recorder recovered from Germanwings flight U49525 indicates the co-pilot intended to "destroy the aircraft," said Brice Robin, Public Prosecutor of Marseille, on Thursday.
An Airbus A320 operated by Germanwings was involved in an accident in mountainous area in southern France. The flight carried a crew of six and 142 passengers.
Germany's "Mega Clever" decided to measure the strength of the jet wash from a parked Airbus A319 using a cargo van and a hatchback as test objects. That's one way to make flying cars a reality.