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Germanwings 9525: A Lesson On the Importance of Pilot Mental Health

On March 24, 2015, the world watched as images showed an airplane in pieces on the side of a mountain in the southern region of France. The early details were sketchy and the cause appeared to be a long way from being known. The world was only just being introduced to a tragedy that would change the aviation world forever. In the departure lounge of Barcelona-El Prat Airport, a group of 16 high school students and two teachers waited to…

UPDATED: Germanwings Flight 9525 Crashed in the French Alps

Early Tuesday morning (EDT), reports began to surface that an aircraft had crashed in the French Alps. It is now confirmed than a Germanwings A320, registered as D-AIPX, "suffered an accident" over the French Alps. the flight was traveling from Barcelona enroute to Dusseldorf. According to the airline, the flight…