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Germany: Germanwings CEO reveals details into Airbus A320 crash01:36

Germany: Germanwings CEO reveals details into Airbus A320 crash

Germany, Cologne
March 24, 2015 at 06:18 GMT +00:00 · Published

The recognitional data collected by aviation company Germanwings suggests that the crashed Airbus A320 entered an eight minute long descent from its regular travel altitude of 38,000 ft (11582 metres) shortly after reaching it, Germanwings CEO Thomas Winkelmann said in Cologne Tuesday.

Speaking at a press conference following the incident, Winkelmann added that the plane's technical condition has undergone its last routine check-up one day before the crash.

Germanwings flight 4U9525 went down between Digne and Barcelonnette in southern France en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. 144 passengers, two pilots and four cabin crew members were on board the plane when it crashed, all of whom are believed to have died.

Germany: Germanwings CEO reveals details into Airbus A320 crash01:36
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The recognitional data collected by aviation company Germanwings suggests that the crashed Airbus A320 entered an eight minute long descent from its regular travel altitude of 38,000 ft (11582 metres) shortly after reaching it, Germanwings CEO Thomas Winkelmann said in Cologne Tuesday.

Speaking at a press conference following the incident, Winkelmann added that the plane's technical condition has undergone its last routine check-up one day before the crash.

Germanwings flight 4U9525 went down between Digne and Barcelonnette in southern France en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. 144 passengers, two pilots and four cabin crew members were on board the plane when it crashed, all of whom are believed to have died.

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