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  1. Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Appeared to Want to `Destroy the Plane':Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVC

    The co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and intentionally rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps, ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said Thursday. In a split second, all 150 people aboard the plane were dead.

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  2. JetBlue pilot who ranted about Jesus, al-Qaida on flight sues airline for $16MRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post-Standard

    A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York to Las Vegas sued the airline for more than $16 million Friday, saying it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill. Clayton Osbon's lawsuit in Manhattan federal court was filed exactly three years after his March 27, 2012, flight, hours before the statute of limitations would have expired.

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  3. Europe carriers to have two crew in cockpit at all timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Berlin: The European Aviation Safety Agency recommended yesterday that at least two people be present in the cockpit of planes at all times, following the apparently deliberate crashing of the Germanwings flight this week. Prosecutors yesterday said the Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus into the French Alps hid a serious illness from the airline, amid reports he was severely depressed.

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  4. Lufthansa will now keep 2 crew members in cockpitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KION 46

    Lufthansa was forced to introduce new rules on keeping two crew members in the cockpit at all times after its Germanwings flight crash killed 150 people on Tuesday. Lufthansa, the parent company of Germanwings, was among many airlines around the world tightening the rules after prosecutors said they believed the co-pilot of the Airbus A320 locked the captain out of the cockpit before deliberately crashing the plane into the French Alps.

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  5. US pilot who yelled in flight sues airlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    PILOT Andreas Lubitz had a sick note excusing him from work on the day he is suspected of having intentionally crashed Germanwings Airbus A320. AMANDA Knox, the American exchange student found guilty of the 2007 stabbing murder of her flatmate, has had her conviction overturned at last.

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  6. Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz Never Submitted Sick Note, Airline SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Germanwings said in a statement Friday that they never received a sick note for co-pilot Andreas Lubitz that the senior prosecutor in Dusseldorf announced they had found torn up in his apartment. Prosecutor Christoph Kumpa had said earlier in the day that "a torn-up current sick note valid for the day of the incident" had been found, adding that it "would - according to preliminary evaluation - support the assumption that the [pilot] had concealed his illness towards his employer and his occupational environment."

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  7. Co-pilot may have hidden illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Statesboro Herald

    Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of an illness from his employers - including a torn-up doctor's note that would have kept him off work the day authorities say he crashed Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountainside.

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  8. Virgin America A320 near Milwaukee on Mar 27th 2015, unusual odour on boardRead the original story

    Yesterday | AVHerald

    A Virgin America Airbus A320-200, registration N854VA performing flight VX-351 from Boston,MA to San Francisco,CA , was enroute at FL360 about 130nm northeast of Milwaukee,WI when the crew reported an unusual odour on board and diverted to Milwaukee for a safe landing on runway 01L about 25 minutes later. The aircraft remained on the ground for 2.5 hours, then departed again and reached San Francisco with a delay of 2.5 hours.

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  9. Tampa Bay briefs for March 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    If all went as planned, motorists heading southbound on Interstate 275 are now enjoying a much easier drive between downtown Tampa and the West Shore area. Three new lanes were scheduled to open early today, and several exits were to be switched from the left side back to the right, as the $217 million project heads toward its 2016 completion.

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  10. Grounding pilots who suffer from depression won't make flying saferRead the original story

    Yesterday | MacLeans

    Investigators say the pilot they accuse of deliberately crashing a Germanwings flight into the French Alps, killing all 150 on board, hid a medical condition -possibly depression- from the airline, prompting calls for a crackdown aimed at keeping troubled pilots out of the cockpit. But most of the current thinking in airline safety circles suggests such a heavy-handed approach actually does more harm than good.

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  11. Boeing parks two American Airlines 787s in desert as it waits on delayed seat deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Top-end Zodiac airline seats, like these, are packed with entertainment systems and machinery, which can contribute to delivery delays. Boeing is reluctantly storing two new 787 Dreamliners in the California desert as it waits for French seat maker Zodiac Aerospace to catch up with delivery of its high-end seats.

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  12. Torn-up sick notes show crash pilot should have been groundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    German authorities said on Friday they had found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him on the day of the tragedy. French prosecutors believe Andreas Lubitz, 27, locked himself alone in the cockpit of the Germanwings Airbus A320 on Tuesday and deliberately steered it into a mountain, killing all 150 people on board.

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  13. Sick notes found at Lubitz's home as crash site search continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    The Germanwings co-pilot who flew an Airbus into the French Alps hid a serious illness from the airline, prosecutors say, as police warn that the search operation at the crash site could take another two weeks. The black box voice recorder indicated that Andreas Lubitz, 28, locked his captain out of the cockpit on Tuesday and deliberately flew Flight 4U 9525 into a mountainside killing all 150 aboard, French officials said, in what appeared to have been a case of suicide and mass murder.

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  14. These are the things investigators will have to figure out in the Germanwings crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    The investigation into the crash of Germanwings flight 9525 took a decisive turn when French prosecutors announced that pilot suicide was the likely cause of the incident. But before investigators can transform the theory into the official cause of the incident, there are a litany of steps that must be undertaken and alternative possibilities that must first be ruled out.

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  15. The other side of the fortified doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    March 27: All it takes is the flick of a small lever on the central pilot's console of an Airbus A320 to lock the armoured door of the flight deck to all-comers. Investigators now want to know how that happened on board the Germanwings plane.

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  16. Pilot: Why I won't fly againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    AUSSIE pilot shares his battles with mental health and says the aviation industry needs to do more to prevent another Germanwings tragedy. BABIES, opera singers, students, tourists, journalists.

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  17. Lufthansa, others adopt 'rule of 2' for cockpitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Lufthansa said on Friday that it will now require two authorized crew members in the cockpit of its flights at all times. Lufthansa, others adopt 'rule of two' for airline cockpits Lufthansa said on Friday that it will now require two authorized crew members in the cockpit of its flights at all times.

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  18. Facebook conducts successful test of drone to deliver internet servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Drones powered by the sun will fly at altitudes of 18,000 metres or higher and be able to remain aloft for months, according to Zuckerberg. Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has proclaimed the successful test of a wide-winged, solar-powered drone built to deliver wireless internet services to remote spots.

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  19. Andreas Lubitz competes at the Airportrun in Hamburg, northern Germany, in 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Warrington Guardian

    Germanwings crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had an off-work sick note for the day of the disaster and was also a patient at a Dusseldorf hospital. German prosecutors are now pouring over the medical history of Lubitz, 28, who deliberately crashed the Airbus A320 into the French Alps last Tuesday killing all 150 people on board, including three Britons.

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  20. Co-Pilot Hid Depression From AirlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

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