Plane crash causes still unknown in Costa Rica; pilot was cousin to ex-President Chinchilla
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Costa Rica
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Plane crash causes still unknown in Costa Rica; pilot was cousin to ex-President Chinchilla

The Tico Times and AFP - December 31, 2017

As authorities prepare to begin an investigation into the cause of the New Year's Eve plane crash that claimed the lives of 10 U.S. tourists and 2…

UPDATED: 10 U.S. citizens, two Costa Rican pilots killed in plane crash
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Plane Crash
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UPDATED: 10 U.S. citizens, two Costa Rican pilots killed in plane crash

AFP - December 31, 2017

A small passenger plane crashed in Costa Rica on Sunday killing all 12 people on board,  most of whom were U.S. tourists. President Luis Guillermo Solís posted…

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Costa Rican, U.S. citizen die after small plane crash in Pavas

The Tico Times - September 5, 2017

A Costa Rican woman and a U.S. man have died from the injuries they sustained when a small plane crashed in San José early Tuesday morning, according to the…

Germanwings co-pilot treated in past for suicidal tendencies
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Germanwings co-pilot treated in past for suicidal tendencies

Tino Andresen and Nicholas Brautlecht | Bloomberg - March 30, 2015

DUSSELDORF, Germany – Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot believed to have deliberately crashed Flight 9525 into the French Alps, was treated in the past for suicidal behavior. "Several…

Murder-suicide by plane: What drove Lubitz to do it?
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Germanwings
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Murder-suicide by plane: What drove Lubitz to do it?

Amy Ellis Nutt | The Washington Post - March 27, 2015

There was no equivocation from French prosecutor Brice Robin: "It was a voluntary action to destroy the aircraft," he said about Andreas Lubitz, the 27-year-old co-pilot who…

Co-pilot deliberately crashed Germanwings plane: prosecutor
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Germanwings
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Co-pilot deliberately crashed Germanwings plane: prosecutor

Marc Burleigh and Delphine Touitou in Paris | AFP - March 26, 2015

SEYNE, France -- The young co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps after locking his captain out of the cockpit,…

Leaders see horror of French Alps crash as probe gathers pace
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Leaders see horror of French Alps crash as probe gathers pace

Daniel Ortelli and Marc Burleigh | AFP - March 25, 2015

The leaders of France, Germany and Spain visited a makeshift rescue base near the Germanwings air crash site Wednesday, as investigators ramped up their probe into the…

Authorities recover black box in Germanwings crash that left 150 dead in French Alps
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Germanwings
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Authorities recover black box in Germanwings crash that left 150 dead in French Alps

Daniel Ortelli and Renaud Lavergne | AFP - March 24, 2015

SEYNE, France – A plane operated by the budget carrier of Germany's Lufthansa crashed in a remote area of the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 on board…

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Ultralight plane crashes, killing pilot

Zach Dyer - May 9, 2014

A pilot died Friday morning after the ultralight airplane he was flying crashed in Parrita, Puntarenas. Manuel Renata, a representative from the Costa Rican Red Cross, told The…