Keyword: French Alps
This box records technical flight data that could provide vital insights into the final moments of Flight 4U9525 before it crashed last week.
Ex-girlfriend says Andreas Lubitz may have feared that health problems made his 'big dream of a job at Lufthansa, as captain' nearly impossible.
German newspaper Bild says Andreas Lubitz spent a total of one and a half years in psychiatric treatment and had interrupted his flight training.
With one pilot locked out of cockpit, events point to the suicide or sudden illness of remaining pilot, with latter theory unlikely say experts.
But official says still too early to draw any conclusions about causes of the Germanwings jet crash in the French Alps that killed 150 people.
The experienced skiers, four men and two women aged between 58 and 73, were trekking at 7,900ft when they were swept to their deaths.
Complaints were aimed at UK tour operators whose reps, customers claimed, had left them in limbo for hours even after poor weather ended.
Weather conditions began softening Sunday after thousands of holidaymakers were blocked overnight Saturday by heavy snowfalls.
After a dearth of snow for Christmas skiers, heavy snowfall Saturday caused widespread disruption for those arriving in French Alp resorts.
A 33 year-old Australian died after jumping from a 2,600-metre peak, while a 52 year-old Frenchman is thought to have hit a rockface.
Move comes amid claims murdered British woman Iqbal Al-Hilli's 'secret' first husband may have been poisoned on same day as Alps shooting.
State prosecutor says the 48-year-old ex-cop has 'no direct link' to murders though he is still under investigation for arms trafficking.
The 48-year-old is said to be a quiet 'mountain man' and a gun enthusiast but authorities stress he has no direct link with any of the victims.
French authorities probing murder of British family and French cyclist say the 48-year-old local man had 'not appeared on their radar' until now.