Economy of Germany

Germanwings crash: Cockpit pilot most likely committed suicide

French aviation experts examining the black box and recordings from the Germanwings flight believe that the crash may have been a deliberate, suicidal choice by the pilot in the cockpit. The audio reports show that one of the pilots, the more experienced of the two, remained locked outside the cockpit.

No Serbians among Germanwings plane crash victims

BELGRADE - No Serbian nationals were on board the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 144 passengers and six crew members, the Serbian Foreign Ministry told Tanjug on Wednesday.

"Based on the list of names that we have seen, there were no Serbian nationals on board," the ministry's press service said.

Hollande, Merkel, Rajoy arrive near French Alps crash site

French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy arrived near the site of the German airliner that crashed in the French Alps.
The three leaders, looking sombre and dressed in black, met rescue workers and police outside the crisis centre set up in the wake of Tuesday's disaster, in which 150 people were killed.

Rescue Operation Renewed after Germanwings Plane Crash

Hundreds of people are taking part in a rescue operation in the French Alps after a Germanwings airplane with 150 people on board went down near Barcelonette in Southern France while en route from Spain to Düsseldorf.

All 144 passengers and 6 crew are feared dead, and the EU Commission has declared three days of mourning over the incident.

ForMin Aurescu sends condolences to families of victims of French Alps aircrash; activates crisis cell

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu has sent, on Tuesday, his condolences to the families of passengers aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps.

Photo credit: (c) Ilie BUMBAC / AGERPRES PHOTO

"It is a great loss and tragedy", said Aurescu, in a tweet.

Hollande: No survivors likely in Airbus crash in French Alps

French President Francois Hollande said that he believed none of the 148 people on board the Germanwings' airbus that crashed on Tuesday in the French Alps has survived.

Noting that the crash happened in a zone that is particularly hard to access, the French President characterized the accident as a "tragedy in our soil"