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Germanwings co-pilot disregards doctors orders

KIMT News 3 – German officials believe they may have an answer behind the actions of the co-pilot responsible in the deadly alps plane crash. 268 more words

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Families of Germanwings crash victims given 50,000 Euros each by Lufthansa

Family members of two Argentine citizens who were killed in the Germanwings crash

Families of those killed in Tuesday’s Germanwings airlines Flight 9525 crash are to receive compensations of up to 50,000 euros (US$54,000) each. 74 more words

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Experts: Pilots Reluctant To Disclose Mental Illness

(CBS) – The German co-pilot accused of deliberately steering a commercial plane into the French Alps hid medical problems from his employers.

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot takes a look at the stigma surrounding mental health and pilots. 211 more words

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Mental health vetting of pilots ineffective, US experts say

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular medical exams, pilots and safety experts said. 782 more words

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Misguided pilot: Pre-Easter Tragedy on the Mount

Although time has proven that you can rarely judge a book by its cover, there used to be some indication given off by a person that all was not well. 482 more words

Accident

Man Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

APPANOOSE COUNTY, Iowa — A Wayne County man was killed in a single vehicle accident east of Numa, Thursday night.

Emergency crews responded to a crash just after 8 p.m. 130 more words

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BREAKING: Trooper Hit on I-81 Schuylkill County

Interstate 81 south is shut down in part of Schuylkill County after a trooper was hit by a vehicle.

State police said the trooper was flown to the hospital and is in critical condition. 26 more words

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