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  • The Latest: Germanwings forced to cancel 7 flights

    1:03 a.m. (0003 GMT, 20:03 EDT) Germanwings has had to cancel seven flights out of Dusseldorf because a number of crew members felt they were unfit to fly following news of the accident. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said Tuesday evening that he...
  • Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; black box found

    A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an unexplained eight-minute dive Tuesday midway through a flight from Spain to Germany,...
  • Crash is Germanwings' first fatal accident since 2002 start

    Germanwings, a low-cost unit of Lufthansa, had recorded no accidents involving passenger deaths until one of its planes crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 on board. Aviation accident databases such as aviation-safety.net showed no...
  • No one hurt when de-icing truck hits plane at Denver airport

    No injuries have been reported after a de-icing truck hit a Delta Air Lines plane at Denver International Airport. Airport spokesman Heath Montgomery says Delta Flight 1780 was getting ready to take off to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport...
  • Why Germanwings flight might have crashed over the Alps

    Airplanes don't just fall out of the sky. The Germanwings plane that crashed Tuesday in France was at the safest part of flight. Yet, something went horribly wrong, leading to the death of 150 passengers and crew. The first clue about what could have...
  • Lufthansa holds moment of silence for France crash victims

    Executives, pilots and employees of German airline Lufthansa held a moment of silence on Wednesday for the 150 people who died aboard Flight 9525, operated by the company's low-cost unit Germanwings. The Airbus A320 crashed Tuesday in the Alps in...
  • Damaged black box sent for analysis in Alps plane crash

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France A severely damaged cockpit voice recorder is one of the only leads in the fatal crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 in the French Alps, where some 650 searchers started combing a section of mountain face at daybreak on Wednesday....
  • Five things for Wednesday, March 25, 2015

    Five things for Wednesday, March 25, 2015
    Here are your stories for Wednesday in Central Florida: two Americans on crashed German plane; riders rescued from Universal coaster; Orlando officer facing criminal charges; Lake says no to huge sand mine. 1. The victims of the crash of a Germanwings...
  • Marine killed in plane crash was escorting construction crew

    A U.S. Marine who was killed when a civilian plane struck his government truck was serving as an escort to a construction crew when the crash happened at an Arizona military base, federal investigators say. The construction crew was working near a runway...
  • Virginia woman, daughter among European plane crash victims; 3rd victim confirmed

    Virginia woman, daughter among European plane crash victims; 3rd victim confirmed
    UPDATE: The U.S. State Department says a third American has been identified as a victim of the plane crash in France that killed a total of 150 people. The department said it is in contact with the victim's next of kin but is not releasing the name...
  • Pictures in the News | March 24, 2015

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in the French Alps, where a German airliner carrying 150 people crashed while on a flight from Barcelona, Spain, to the German city of Duesseldorf. France’s president warned that there were probably no...