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Medicine for psychological illness found at co-pilot's home: Report

Berlin - German police have found medical treatments for psychological illness at the home of the co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a jet into the French Alps, killing 149 people and himself, a German newspaper said Saturday.

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz said: 'I will be remembered forever'

Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot accused of deliberately crashing Germanwings flight 4U 9525, is reported to have shared with former girlfriend his plans to "go down in history."

Crash co-pilot's personality 'serious lead' but not only one: French investigator

Berlin - The personality of a co-pilot suspected of deliberately flying a Germanwings passenger jet into a mountainside in the Alps is a "serious lead" in the inquiry but not the only one, a French investigator said Saturday.

Man who set out to disprove viral-measles link ordered pay up

Berlin-k - A scientist who offered a €100,000 reward to anyone who could prove that measles is a virus must pay up, according to a ruling from a German court. The issue centers on the measles vaccine debate.

Alps crash pilot told ex 'everyone will know my name'

Montabaur - The co-pilot who investigators believe crashed a passenger jet into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, worried "health problems" would dash his dreams and vowed one day to do something to "change the whole system", an ex-girlfriend told a German ...

Germanwings offers families initial aid of 50,000 euros

Berlin - Germanwings has offered the families of the victims of the French Alps air disaster "up to 50,000 euros ($54,806) per passenger" towards their immediate costs, a spokesman said Friday.

European airlines told to have two in cockpit at all times

Berlin - The European Aviation Safety Agency recommended Friday 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.

German airlines adopt two-person cockpit rule: aviation body

Berlin - German airlines have agreed new rules to ensure that two crew members are in a planes's cockpit at all times, the aviation association BDL announced Friday.

Germanwings crash co-pilot hid illness from airline

Montabaur - The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, hid a serious illness from the airline, prosecutors said Friday amid reports he was severely depressed.

Germanwings co-pilot had suffered depression: Report

Berlin - The Germanwings co-pilot said to have deliberately crashed his Airbus with 149 others aboard into the French Alps suffered serious depression six years ago, German daily Bild reported Friday.

German police find no 'smoking gun' in crash pilot's home

Berlin - Police searching a home of the German co-pilot who officials say appears to have deliberately crashed a plane into the French Alps said Friday they had seized evidence but no "smoking gun".

Germanwings crash probe turns on 'depressed' co-pilot

Montabaur - The Germanwings co-pilot who flew his Airbus into a French mountainside, killing all 150 aboard, suffered serious depression, a German newspaper reported Friday, raising new questions over how he was cleared to fly.

Crash investigation focuses on Germanwings co-pilot

Nice - Authorities in Germany searched the Montabaur home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on Thursday, looking for clues to why the young flier apparently flew a Germanwings jetliner into a mountain in southern France, killing all 150 passengers and crew.

German aviation association 'seeks two-person cockpit rule'

Berlin - Germany's aviation association BDL announced plans Thursday to introduce a two-person cockpit rule after it emerged that the co-pilot on a Germanwings flight deliberately crashed after being left alone.

Air crash victims' hometown 'angry', 'shocked' by new findings

Frankfurt - The town and school of the 16 students who died in a plane disaster in the French Alps said they were shocked by the news that the co-pilot may have deliberately crashed the jet.

Germanwings co-pilot a friendly pro who 'dreamed' of flying

Berlin - Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a Germanwings jet, was a life-long flying enthusiast who had passed all the airline's psychological tests and had no known terrorist links.

Investigators search German homes of co-pilot

Berlin - Investigators carried out searches Thursday at two homes of the German co-pilot who officials say appears to have deliberately crashed a plane into the French Alps, a German prosecutor said.

Merkel says crash findings add 'absolutely unimaginable dimension'

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday findings that a Germanwings co-pilot appeared to have deliberately slammed a jet into the French Alps added an "absolutely unimaginable dimension" to the tragedy.

Germanwings co-pilot had 630 hours' flying experience: Lufthansa

Frankfurt - The co-pilot of the Germanwings jet that crashed in the French Alps was on the job since September 2013 and had 630 hours of flying experience, the parent company, German flag carrier Lufthansa, said on Thursday.

Tears as Germany mourns 16 teens killed in air crash

Haltern - A sea of lit candles and flowers covered the front steps of a German school deep in mourning Wednesday after 16 of its students died in a plane disaster in the French Alps.
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