Depression does not lead to violent behaviour

Contrary to popular perception, people suffering from depression may not be more prone to commit violent acts in the future, says a new research.

German air controllers urge remote control of planes after crash

The German air traffic control authority has urged the aviation industry to develop technology that ground staff could use in an emergency to take remote command of a plane, which could help prevent a repeat of a Germanwings crash last month.

Small plane crashes beside German highway, killing 1

A small plane has crashed at the side of a highway in northwestern Germany, killing the pilot and seriously injuring the three passengers.

Pilots pressured to land in Polish presidential jet crash: Report

 The military pilots blamed for the deadly 2010 crash of a Polish presidential jet in Russia were pressured into landing in thick fog by their superior, according to new transcripts of cockpit recordings leaked on Tuesday.

Second black box confirms Germanwings co-pilot acted deliberately

Information from the second black box found in the wreckage of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps confirms the co-pilot acted deliberately, investigators said on Friday.

Second black box confirms Germanwings co-pilot crashed plane deliberately: Investigators
Second black box confirms Germanwings co-pilot crashed plane deliberately: Investigators

Data from the second black box found in the wreckage of the Germanwings flight that crashed last week in the French Alps confirm the co-pilot acted deliberately, investigators said on Friday.

Germanwings plane crash: Condition of second black box `gives hope` can be used, says French authorities

French authorities said Thursday that the condition of the second black box of the doomed Germanwings plane, discovered after a nine-day search, "gave hope" that the data on the device could be used.

Lufthansa chief visits crash area as 'cabin video' emerges

The heads of Lufthansa and Germanwings paid their respects Wednesday near the crash site of the plane that slammed into the French Alps, following reports that a video has emerged showing the final terrifying seconds in the cabin.

Harrison Ford released from hospital after plane crash
Harrison Ford released from hospital after plane crash

 "Star Wars" actor Harrison Ford has been discharged from the hospital a month after suffering injuries from a plane crash.

No sure way to prevent pilot 'suicides': Psychologists

As investigators probe why a young German pilot deliberately crashed an Airbus A320 passenger jet into the French Alps on Tuesday, pilots and psychologists warn there is no foolproof way to prevent similar incidents in the future.

Co-pilot `deliberately` crashed Germanwings jet; police search his home for clues
Co-pilot `deliberately` crashed Germanwings jet; police search his home for clues

 The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have deliberately crashed the plane after locking his captain out of the cockpit, French officials said, with the "unimaginable" development sparking global shock and anger among victims` loved ones.

Pilots must have regular medical check-ups: UN agency

Pilots must have regular mental and physical check-ups, the UN world aviation body said Thursday, after it emerged that a Germanwings first officer deliberately crashed his plane killing all 150 on board.

No indication of co-pilot's motives: Lufthansa chief

The head of Lufthansa said on Thursday there were no clues to what led the co-pilot of a jet operated by its subsidiary Germanwings to deliberately crash the plane.

Remains of victims being airlifted from French Alps crash site: Source

 Helicopters began airlifting the remains of the victims of a Germanwings plane crash from the disaster site in the French Alps Wednesday afternoon, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Leaders see horror of French Alps crash as probe gathers pace

Investigators on Wednesday made their first breakthrough in the probe into the crash of an airliner in the French Alps, as President Francois Hollande vowed everything would be done to explain the tragedy that killed 150 people.

After the grief of air disasters, the legal battles begin

 When the shock of losing loved ones in an air disaster starts to subside, grieving families often turn to courts for justice and compensation to rebuild their lives. 

Cockpit voice tape hoped to unravel Airbus crash riddle

Investigators have retrieved cockpit voice recordings from one of the black boxes of the German Airbus plane that smashed into the Alps, killing everyone onboard, and they expect a preliminary read-out of their content in days, an official said on Wednesday.

Lufthansa to fly relatives of crash victims to France on Thursday

Lufthansa will arrange for two flights to leave from Spain and Germany on Thursday to take family members of the victims of the Germanwings plane crash to southern France so they can visit the accident site, the airline`s boss said.

Two Argentines among dead in French Alps plane crash

 Two Argentines were on the Germanwings flight that crashed on Tuesday in the French Alps, killing all 150 on board, an Argentine diplomat said.

Indian Navy's Dornier plane crashes near Goa; 2 missing, board of inquiry ordered

A Dornier surveillance aircraft of the Indian Navy with three personnel on board crashed into the Arabian sea, some 20 miles off the coast of Goa, late on Tuesday, officials said.