While media are talking about Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot accused of deliberately crashing flight 4U9525, the man who tried save the passengers and crew seems to be left in the shadows. So what do we know about him?
Ukraine is reportedly failing India with upgrades to its An-32 transport aircraft. At least five planes have allegedly gone missing in Ukraine. Meanwhile, work on Indian soil has been halted after Ukrainian engineers were pulled out.
More than 30 UK Royal Air Force planes took to the skies for Rising Panther, Britain’s largest aerial exercises in more than a decade. Military sources confirmed the drills were in response to increased Russian presence around UK shores.
The captain of the doomed Germanwings plane shouted at his co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz, “Open the damn door!” as he desperately tried to return to the cockpit. The harrowing plea has been revealed by the black box recording of the flight’s last minutes.
Air Canada flight 624 has crashed on a runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Canada, the airline has confirmed. The plane reportedly hit power lines and sustained extensive damage upon crash-landing. No passengers were killed.
Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who crashed an Airbus A320 into the French Alps, killing all 150 passengers aboard, had been planning to do something to "make everyone remember him," his ex-girlfriend has claimed in an interview.
Arriving late to a flight with a confused look on your face and sweaty palms is enough to arouse suspicion among airport security screeners, according to an internal Transportation Security Administration document released by The Intercept.