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Comment: Re:Why don't we have more data? (Score 1, Informative) 689

by itzly (#49345349) Attached to: Germanwings Plane Crash Was No Accident

Looks like there's sufficient data to piece together what happened. As far as I know the flight data recorder is still missing in the wreckage. They found the case, but not the storage module.

This was a clear crash over mainland Europe.

In the middle of rugged mountains that can only be reached by helicopter + long hike.

Comment: Re:Not always true... (Score 2) 689

by itzly (#49345075) Attached to: Germanwings Plane Crash Was No Accident

It's more likely that somebody will be breathing normally during a suicide mission than that they'll be breathing normally during a severe medical emergency, or during a mechanical malfunction, struggling to keep control of the plane.

Also, a medical condition wouldn't explain why the plane entered a descent (it takes a bunch of coordinated actions to do that), or why the captain couldn't open the door.

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