Exactly one year ago, a Germanwings Airbus crashed into a mountainside in France, killing 150 people. The co-pilot, who had been treated for mental illness, downed the aircraft deliberately. The victims were commemorated on Thursday.
Iran's state media reported the Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed in the country's south in a foggy, mountainous region, killing all 65 people on board. Heavy fog and snow have disrupted search efforts.
Andreas Lubitz' father says he has evidence his son did not deliberately crash the Germanwings jet into the Alps in 2015. But the timing of his challenge to the investigation into the crash has angered victims' families.
Seventy relatives of victims of the 2015 plane crash say they disagree with the official finding that all the circumstances have been clarified. Why, they ask, couldn't Andreas L.'s suicidal flight have been prevented?
The father of Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who crashed a Germanwings plane in the French Alps, says his son was not depressed at the time of the disaster. Victims' families have criticized the timing of his announcement.
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