A year after the crash of the Germanwings A320, which cost 150 lives, we know exactly what took place during the incident, thanks to the analysis of the black box. This is an account of the last ten minutes of the flight.
Two months after the crash of the A320 Germanwings, we take a closer look at a radar used in Germany, the PSS. This system is a highly responsive means of warning air traffic controllers in the event of an aircraft’s abnormal descent.
In their preliminary report, the French Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA) confirms that the co-pilot had intentionally caused the Germanwings A320 crash. More surprisingly, we also learn that Andreas Lubitz had "rehearsed" on the previous flight.
More than 80% of the remains of the Germanwings Airbus A320 have been recovered. The investigators are now proceeding with the identification of the victims. and the French Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety ( BEA ) is still analysing the black boxes.
Ten days after the crash of the A320 Germanwings in the French Alps, the aircrat’s second black box of the has been found. This is the FDR (Flight Data Recorder) that records all flight data. A recorder that has started to talk.
On 1st April, eight days after the crash of the Germanwings A320, the heads of Lufthansa and their subsidiary flew by helicopter to Seyne les Alpes (France), from where the search is being coordinated.
At a press conference held today (26th March), the prosecutor of Marseille (sourthern France), delivered the last elements of the investigation into the crash of the Germanwings Airbus A320. The hypothesis is that the first officer had "the will to destroy the aircraft".
The co-pilot of the Germanwings A320 was alone in the cockpit during the last eight minutes of flight 4U 9525. The captain had been absent and could not regain access. Does access to commercial aircraft cockpits require a little deciphering ?