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One Day Everyone Will Know My Name: Germanwings Co-Pilot

Andreas Lubitz is believed to be responsible for the crash of the Germanwings plane. It went down in the French Alps on Tuesday killing 150 people. There were no survivors. the French Alps Having locked the pilot out of the cockpit, it is believed that Lubitz, the co-pilot, crashed the plane on purpose. He knew this area of the French Alps well from holidaying here. Lubitz’s ex-girlfriend gave an interview with a German magazine. She told them that Lubitz had said “One day I’m going to do something that will change the whole system, and everyone will know my name and remember”. This was over a year ago. However, we must be careful not to assume that this means he is guilty of the crash. He said this a long time ago, and he could have said it because he wanted to make a positive change in the world, not crash a plane. Sick-notes from doctors have been found at Lubitz’s house which signed him off (he didn’t have to work because of illness) on the day of the crash. He hid this illness from his employer. Lubitz went for a diagnostic test at the Dusseldorf Hospital in February for an illness. He went again on the 15th March. The hospital has confirmed that this illness was not depression. It is still unsure what the sick-note says and what illness...

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Co-Pilot Responsible for Crashed Germanwings Plane

German police say that they have found a significant clue. The Germanwings plane crashed on Tuesday in the French Alps and killed all 150 passengers. It is believed that the co-pilot purposely crashed the plane. The pilot left to go to the bathroom and the co-pilot locked him out of the cockpit. This is when he crashed the plane. the cockpit of the plane: There have been rumors in the German media that the co-pilot had depression but the Police say they have found no evidence of this. They have searched his apartment and have taken a couple of things. They say that they have discovered something significant that they will take for tests, but they will not revel what the item is. the crash site of the plane Vocabulary: to crash (n), a clue (n), the cockpit (n), to lock someone out of a place (phrasal verb), purposely (adv), rumors (n), a crash site (n), Story and Photos:...

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Crashed Air Asia Plane Found

Vocabulary: tail (n), to go missing (phrasal verb), current (of an ocean/sea) (n), Black Box (of a plane) (n), The tail of the plane that went missing on 28th December has been found. The Air Asia plane was travelling from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people. There are no known survivors. So far only the tail of the plane and 40 bodies have been found. Experts believe that the strong current of the ocean could be moving the plane under the water. This is why only a small part of it has been discovered. No one knows why the plane crashed. However, it is known that the plane was travelling through a storm and that the pilot had asked to change direction. The plane’s “Black Box” was found with the tail. The “Black Box” records what the pilot and crew say. This information could help discover why the plane...

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