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Germanwings cockpit recording to be analyzed for alarms, voices before crash
Germanwings cockpit recording to be analyzed for alarms, voices before crash

French air accident investigators said Wednesday that they had extracted an audio file from the cockpit voice recorder of the Germanwings Airbus that crashed in the Alps with 150 people aboard. U.S. officials confirmed that three Americans were among the dead, one of whom worked for a government intelligence agency. Remi Jouty, spokesman for the BEA, the French air accident investigations bureau, refused to give full details about the voice recorder and said experts still had no idea why the plane appeared to have flown straight into a mountain. He said the bureau's job was to analyze and “understand the sounds, alarms and voices and attribute those voices to different...

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