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French prosecutor Brice Robin said copilot Andreas Lubitz had consulted 41 doctors in 5 years.
12/06/2015 - FRANCE - GERMANY

France launches Germanwings manslaughter probe after Lubitz doctor visits revelations

French investigators are to expand their probe into the Germanwings crash to see if there is a case for manslaughter charges.
The site of the Germanwings A320 crash in the French Alps
21/04/2015 - FRANCE - Germany - Spain

Debris cleared from Germanwings crash site

The collection of debris from the site of the Germanwings A320 that crashed in the French Alps last month has finished. Decontamination of the site can now start.

Public Prosecutor Brice Robin (L) and General David Galtier of the gendarmerie who a photo of the second black box from the Germanwings A320
04/04/2015 - France - Germany - Spain

Search for Germanwings A320 crash bodies finished

The search for body parts after last month's Germanwings A320 crash in the French Alps is over, officials announced Saturday.
Wealthy Chinese are taking an interest in prestigious Bordeaux wines
04/04/2015 - FRANCE

Bordeaux helicopter death of Chinese billionaire ruled pilot error

Pilot error was to blame for the death of a Chinese billionaire in a helicopter crash on the Bordeaux wine estate he had just bought last December, an official investigtion has established.
French rescue workers search the wreckage of Germanwings A320 for the second black box, which contains technical flight data.
03/04/2015 - France - Germany

Germanwings co-pilot accelerated plane's descent, investigators say

The co-pilot of the Germanwings A320 flight that crashed in the French Alps last week repeatedly accelerated the plane as he drove it into the mountains, investigators said Friday after reviewing ...
An investigator at the site of the Germanwings A320 crash in the French Alps
02/04/2015 - France - Germany

Second Germanwings A320 black box found, copilot researched suicide

Investigators have found the second black box of the Germanwings A320 flight that crashed in the French Alps last week.
German prosecutors believe that Andreas Lubitz hid an illness from his airline.
28/03/2015 - France/Germany

Personality of crash co-pilot not the only serious lead, says French investigator

Police chief Jean-Pierre Michel said on Saturday that the personality of Andreas Lubitz, who is suspected of deliberately crashing the Germanwings passenger jet into the Alps, is a “serious ...
Police at the Lubitz family home in west Germany
27/03/2015 - FRANCE

Germanwings A320 crash pilot hid sick-leave notes for crash day

Andreas Lubitz, the copilot thought to have deliberately caused Tuesday's deadly crash, had a sick-leave note for the day, German prosecutors say.


French press review 27 March 2015

Today's French press is awash with reactions to the shocking revelations by investigators that copilot Andreas Lunitz deliberately crashed the Germanwings Airbus in the French Alps on Tuesday after ...
Germanwings Airbus A320 copilot Andreas Lubitz from his Facebook page
27/03/2015 - FRANCE

German police take evidence from A320 crash copilot's home

German police seized on Friday a number of items at the homes of Andreas Lubitz the copilot who appears to have deiberately crashed the Germanwings A320 flight in the French Alps on Tuesday.