French mainstream media ask whether act of terror brought down the Germanwings plane this morning.
„Airplanes don’t easily fall from the sky, especially not when they are in the longest, least-stressful phase of flight known as “cruise” at altitudes above 30,000 fleet.
Yet that’s what happened Tuesday in Southeast France when something – we don’t know yet what – quite unexpected occurred aboard Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, an Airbus A320, as it was cruising at 38,000 feet – 10,000 feet higher than the highest point of land on Earth, the peak of Mt. Everest. “
Radio contact with the plane was lost at 10 30 am.
At 10 46 am, the plane dropped rapidly from 30,000 feet to 7,000 feet in about 8 minutes, remained flying at about 6,000 feet for 6 minutes at reduced, landing speed until it flew into a mountain in a…
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