Following rapidly developing changes to policies on Rule of Two in the cockpit and the progress of the investigation into the deliberate crashing of Germanwings 4U9525 by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, IATA has issued a formal statement expressing its sorrow over the tragedy and making clear its position on open questions of policy and the progress of the investigation.
If the Rule of Two is a practice for some airlines, why is not a requirement for every airline? Would the Rule of Two have helped in Germanwings 4U9525?
The New York Times has published a report, quoting an anonymous Senior Military Official, who claims that the cockpit voice recorder on the A320 which flew 4A9525 reveals that one of the pilots was locked out of the cockpit of the aircraft. We look at related facts already on the record.
Aviation in Europe and around the world is in mourning as we are confronted with the terrible tragedy of the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525 …