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Copilot showed no sign of distress, reports say


Germanwings crash: There is no defense against pilot malice

One of the subtler ironies of the Germanwings accident — though the word "accident" may no longer be appropriate — is that the airplane involved used so-called fly-by-wire technology. The flight crew's control inputs go not to the ailerons and elevators, but instead to a computer...

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