Germanwings Flicht 9525

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Germanwings Flicht 9525
A jet aircraft takkin off, nose up, viewed frae the side, the livery spellin oot "Germanwings"
D-AIPX, the aircraft involved, in Mey 2014
Date24 Mairch 2015 (2015-03-24)
SummaryDeleeberate crash: Suicide bi co-pilot
SteidPrads-Haute-Bléone, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Fraunce
44°16′50″N 6°26′20″E / 44.280682°N 6.438823°E / 44.280682; 6.438823Coordinates: 44°16′50″N 6°26′20″E / 44.280682°N 6.438823°E / 44.280682; 6.438823[1]
Aircraft typeAirbus A320-211
Flicht oreeginBarcelona–El Prat Airport, Barcelona, Spain
DestinationDüsseldorf Airport, Düsseldorf, Germany
Fatalities150 (aw)[4]

Germanwings Flight 9525 (4U9525/GWI18G)[5][lower-alpha 1] wis a scheduled internaitional passenger flicht frae Barcelona–El Prat Airport in Spain tae Düsseldorf Airport in Germany. The flicht wis operatit bi Germanwings, a law-cost cairier awned bi the German airline Lufthansa. On 24 Mairch 2015, the aircraft, an Airbus A320-211, crashed 100 kilometres (62 mi) north-wast o Nice in the French Alps. Aw 144 passengers an sax crew members war killed. It wis Germanwings' first fatal crash in the 18-year history o the company.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Abbreviatit forms o the flicht name combine the airline's IATA airline code (4U) or ICAO airline code (GWI) wi the flicht nummer.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "What Happened on the Germanwings Flight". The New York Times. 25 March 2015. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ce que l'on sait du crash de l'Airbus A320 entre Digne et Barcelonnette" [What is known about the crash of the Airbus A320 between Digne and Barcelonnette] (in French). BFMTV. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  3. 150 suspected dead after plane crashes in French Alps. Al Jazeera. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  4. "Confirmed by Police". News 24. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  5. "Final Investigation Report: Accident to the Airbus A320-211, registered D-AIPX and operated by Germanwings, flight GWI18G, on 03/24/15 at Prads-Haute-Bléone". Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation Civile. 13 March 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2016.