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Germanwings: Investigators look for 'systematic weakness' in aviation rules
Germanwings: Investigators look for 'systematic weakness' in aviation rules

French aviation investigators said Tuesday they will examine “systemic weaknesses” such as cockpit entry rules and psychological screening procedures that could have led to the Germanwings plane crash — issues that could affect the worldwide aviation industry. Lufthansa, meanwhile, said its insurers had set aside $300 million to deal with possible costs from the March 24 crash. The announcement by the French aviation agency BEA signaled the latest rethink about airline procedures in the wake of the Germanwings crash, which jolted an aviation industry already reeling after one passenger plane disappeared into an ocean and another was shot out of the sky over war-torn...

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