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France: Helicopter crews search Germanwings crash site01:12

France: Helicopter crews search Germanwings crash site

France, Seyne-Les-Alpes
March 28, 2015 at 13:44 GMT +00:00 · Published

Helicopters and salvage teams continued to search the crash site of Germanwings flight 4U 9252, near the French village of Seyne-Les-Alpes on Saturday.

Helicopters based in Seyne-Les-Alpes were seen picking up and dropping salvage teams sent to gather the pieces of the plane and the remains of the victims. After battling high winds over the last few days, weather conditions on Saturday morning were good and enabled rescue workers to search through the debris and collect evidence at a faster pace.

The Airbus A320 crashed into a mountainside while flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf with 144 passengers and six crew members on board, on Tuesday March 24. After evaluating the plane's black box flight recorder, investigators concluded that the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had locked the plane's captain out of the cockpit before then starting the fatal eight-minute descent into a mountainside in the French Alps.

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Helicopters and salvage teams continued to search the crash site of Germanwings flight 4U 9252, near the French village of Seyne-Les-Alpes on Saturday.

Helicopters based in Seyne-Les-Alpes were seen picking up and dropping salvage teams sent to gather the pieces of the plane and the remains of the victims. After battling high winds over the last few days, weather conditions on Saturday morning were good and enabled rescue workers to search through the debris and collect evidence at a faster pace.

The Airbus A320 crashed into a mountainside while flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf with 144 passengers and six crew members on board, on Tuesday March 24. After evaluating the plane's black box flight recorder, investigators concluded that the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had locked the plane's captain out of the cockpit before then starting the fatal eight-minute descent into a mountainside in the French Alps.

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