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Lufthansa 'under no obligation' to report co-pilot's condition

Lufthansa has indicated that it was under no obligation to report the fact that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz has suffered from depression to Germany's national aviation authority.

Analysis of a second black box confirmed Lubitz deliberately crashed Flight 4U 9525 into the French Alps, investigators said.

The data indicated that the pilot modified automatic settings to increase the speed of the plane as it descended, France BEA said.

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Germanwings airline changes logo to black

The changed Germanwings logo (L) and in its previous colours (R) Credit: Germanwings

The Germanwings airline has changed its logo on its Facebook and Twitter pages to black following today's fatal plane crash.

Germanwings changed its Facebook logo to black. Credit: Facebook
Germanwings also changed its Twitter logo in the wake of the crash. Credit: Twitter

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