New York City’s mayor says there are no reports of people missing following a fire and building collapse that injured at least a dozen people. The fire department commissioner says about 250 firefighters are on the scene in Manhattan’s trendy East Village near New York University. He says a second building is “in danger of […]
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) – A bomb threat called in to the courthouse where the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is being held has temporarily halted proceedings. Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh said Thursday that court was being suspended while the building was evacuated. A security officer says a bomb threat was […]
The co-pilot of the Germanwings jet that crashed in the French Alps was on the job since September 2013 and had 630 hours of flying experience, the parent company, German flag carrier Lufthansa tells press. A Lufthansa spokeswoman reports the co-pilot “was First Officer at Germanwings since September 2013.” Prior to that, he had been trained […]
Lead Investigator Into German Airbus Crash Says Plane Co-Pilot Apparently Intentionally Downed Plane
Marignane (France) (AFP) – The co-pilot “voluntarily” initiated the descent of the Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps and refused to open the door to the pilot who was outside the cockpit, the lead investigator said on Thursday. “The co-pilot is alone at the controls,” said prosecutor Brice Robin, recounting information gathered from […]
Breaking News: Co-pilot of Germanwings Flight Began Descent ‘intentionally’ According to Associated Press.
Breaking News: The Associated Press is reporting the co-pilot of Germanwings flight began descent ‘intentionally’. The Airbus A320, on a flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, inexplicably began to descend from cruising altitude after losing radio contact with ground control and slammed into a remote mountainside in the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people […]