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A rescue helicopter from the French gendarmerie flies over the snow covered French Alps near the crash site of Airbus A320 on 25 March 2015
25/03/2015 - FRANCE

Hollande, Merkel, Rajoy visit Germanwings A320 crash site

Nationals of at least 15 countries were on board the Germanwings A320 flight that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

French press review 25 March 2015

Today's French papers cover yesterday's air tragedy in the French Alps.
Debris of the Germanwings A320 scattered on the mountainside
25/03/2015 - FRANCE

Germanwings A320 crash probe 'not focusing on terrorism'

French investigators into the Germanwings A320 air crash in the French Alps are not focussing on terrorism as an explanation, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Wednesday.

The suviving athletes and crew leave Villa Union for Buenos Aires
13/03/2015 - France - Argentina

French sport stars return home after Argentine helicopter tragedy

French sports stars and crew from the reality TV show 'Dropped' returned home from Argentina on Saturday as experts investigate the helicopter crash that killed 10 people, including three French ...
Experts from France's BEA air accidents agency examine the wreckage of one of the helicopters that crashed in Argentina Monday
12/03/2015 - France - Argentina

French coroners to help Argentina identify helicopter crash victims’ bodies

French coroners are to help their Argentine colleagues to identify the badly burned bodies of the victims of Monday’s helicopter crash in which three top French sports stars were among the 10 ...
Argentine experts examine the wreckage at the scene of the crash on Tuesday 10 March
11/03/2015 - France

Experts probe Argentine helicopter crash, French witnesses to be questioned

The surviving participants and crew of the French reality TV show Dropped were waiting to be questioned by Argentine investigators over the helicopter crash that killed 10 people, after emergency ...
The eight athletes taking part in the TV reality show Dropped in Buenos Aires on Friday
10/03/2015 - France - Argentina

French experts leave for Argentina as recovery teams arrive at helicopter crash scene

French aviation experts left for Argentina on Tuesday to join the inquiry into the helicopter crash that cost the lives of 10 people, including three French sporting stars.
The scene of the crash at Villa Castelli, north Argentina, on 9 March 2015
10/03/2015 - France - Argentina

‘France in mourning’ after top athletes killed in Argentina helicopter crash

“All France is in mourning,” Prime Minister Manuel Valls declared on Tuesday after the death of three French Olympic athletes and five other French nationals in a helicopter crash during ...
The families of victims in the Comoros crash pray at Marseille airport
20/02/2015 - France - Yemen

French court orders Yemen airline to pay 30 million euros damages for 2009 crash

A French court has ordered Yemenia airline to pay more than 30 million euros in damages to the families of victims of a deadly 2009 crash off the Comoros islands.
Indonesian rescue workers unload bodies taken from the wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501
07/02/2015 - France - Indonesia - Singapore

AirAsia crash French copilot’s body found off Indonesia

Divers have recovered a body they believe to be that of the French co-pilot of the AirAsia flight QZ8501, which crashed into the sea off Indonesia last December with 162 people on board.