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World 25 Jul 2018 | 9:15 PM

Europe adopts new pilot mental health rules after Germanwings crash

BERLIN (Reuters) - Three years after the Germanwings crash in which a pilot deliberately flew a jet into a mountainside, the European Commission has adopted new rules on pilot mental health requiring airlines for the first time to carry out a psychological assessment of pilots before they hire them.

World 28 Apr 2017 | 6:50 PM

German airlines scrap post-Germanwings two-person cockpit rule

BERLIN (Reuters) - German airlines will scrap by June 1 a rule that two people must be in the cockpit of a plane at all times, introduced after the Germanwings crash of March 2015, the BDL airline association said on Friday.

In Your Face 05 Apr 2017 | 2:06 AM

Mental health — it affects all of us

We need to work together to help those who face mental health challenges before disaster strikes

World 24 Mar 2017 | 9:09 PM

Father of Germanwings pilot says seeking truth about crash

BERLIN (Reuters) - Two years to the day after the Germanwings crash in southern France, the father of the plane's pilot detailed his doubts that his son intentionally brought down the aircraft to commit suicide and said he was seeking the truth about what happened.

World 22 Mar 2017 | 11:30 PM

Father of Germanwings pilot seeks to clear son's name

BERLIN (Reuters) - Two years after the Germanwings plane crash in southern France, the father of the pilot is seeking to restore his son's name, telling a German paper that Andreas Lubitz's actions were not premeditated.

World 09 Jan 2017 | 6:59 PM

German investigators find only pilot Lubitz at fault in Germanwings crash

DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - German prosecutors have decided that nobody other than pilot Andreas Lubitz could be held accountable for the crash of a Germanwings plane in March 2015, a spokesman for the public prosecutor's office said on Monday.

World 14 Apr 2016 | 6:36 PM

Germany passes law on tougher pilot screening after Germanwings crash

BERLIN (Reuters) - A year after the Germanwings plane crash, Germany's lower house of parliament has passed a package of measures to tighten up reporting of pilot medical assessments and requiring tougher alcohol and drugs checks on pilots.

World 04 Apr 2016 | 11:47 AM

Germanwings victims’ kin angered by tribute to suicidal co-pilot

BERLIN: Families of the victims of last year’s Germanwings crash deliberately caused by a suicidal co-pilot expressed outrage Monday after his parents placed a heartfelt newspaper announcement in his memory.

World 24 Mar 2016 | 9:26 PM

Hundreds gather in France to mark Germanwings crash anniversary

LE VERNET, France (Reuters) - Hundreds of people gathered in a tiny village in southern France on Thursday to remember the victims of the Germanwings plane crash one year ago.

World 24 Mar 2016 | 9:01 AM

Hundreds gather near Germanwings crash site to mark anniversary

LE VERNET, France: Six hundred people will gather in a tiny village in the French Alps Thursday to mark one year since their loved ones died when a Germanwings co-pilot deliberately crashed his plane into the mountainside.