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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 website down following 'incident'

The Germanwings website is currently not available. Credit:

The website of airline Germanwings has stopped working following reports that one of its planes has crashed in southern France.

The company has not confirmed the crash but has advised people to check its website for updates:

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