Thursday, March 26, 2015

Cause of the ill fated Germanwings plane crash revealed


One of the pilots of the ill-fated Germanwings plane was locked out of the cockpit minutes before the aircraft plummeted into a remote region of the Alps, it was sensationally claimed last night.

Audio files taken from the black box voice recorder that was salvaged from the wreckage of the Airbus A320 reportedly indicate the pilot left the cockpit and could not re-enter.

The pilot is heard knocking lightly on the door of the cockpit before trying to 'smash the door down' when his colleague fails to answer, according to the New York Times
The revelation is the first insight into what took place on the aircraft in the moments before the plane crashed - killing all 150 on board, including three Britons - on Tuesday.
The evidence is understood to come from a cockpit voice recorder that is currently being analysed by accident investigators in Le Bourget, near Paris. 
A spokesman for the BEA, France's accident investigation office, would not comment on the revelations last night. 
Earlier in the day, BEA spokesman Remi Jouty confirmed voices could be heard on the damaged voice recorder, which covered the flight 'from departure to crash'.
But they warned that it could take 'days, weeks and even months' before analysts were able to determine exactly what it being said or what the noises are.
The cockpit voice recorder is designed to store two hours of conversation and withstand impacts of as much as 3,400 times the force of gravity.
It was hoped the device would yield clues about whether the crew became incapac

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  1. Nigeria aviation, you should learn something from this . swift action to the crash

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