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Horrifying transcript gives timeline of Germanwings plane crash in Alps
Horrifying transcript gives timeline of Germanwings plane crash in Alps

The captain of a doomed Germanwings flight yelled, “Open the damn door!” just moments before the aircraft slammed into a mountain in the French Alps, a German newspaper reported Sunday. Bild said it had read the transcript of the cockpit voice recorder, one of two “black boxes” on the plane, which revealed how Patrick Sonderheimer had desperately tried to get back into the cockpit for eight minutes after his junior colleague, Andreas Lubitz, 27, apparently locked the door and deliberately put the aircraft into descent. Bild said passengers can be heard screaming in the background as Sonderheimer shouts: “For God’s sake, open the door!” The...

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