Friday, March 27, 2015

RIP 150 Killed in German Plane Crash - including 16 Students and 2 Babies

  Germanwings Flight 9525, an Airbus A320, departed Barcelona en route to Dusseldorf on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in the morning. Around 30 minutes into the flight, the plane began to descend and crashed in the French Alps. Andreas Lubitz, age 28, from Montabaur, Germany, was the co-pilot who crashed the plane. He had been concealing a medical illness from his employers.According German PI-News, Germany, Lubitz was a convert to Islam. On the plane were 16 students Joseph-König-Gymnasium in Haltern (Pictured above), there were also 2 babies aboard plane. Germanwings was a low cost plane of Lufthansa.   All 150 passengers and crew are thought to have died.   They were from 18 countries, according to Germanwings. Of the victims 72 were from Germany and 35 from Spain.  3 Americans were killed in the plane crash. (Below the names of the German class victims from Joseph-Koenig)

There were two each from Australia, Argentina, Iran, the United States and Venezuela, Belgium, Colombia, Denmark, Israel, Mexico, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom had one passenger each. The ministry of Chile reported one victim from its country. A chapel was set up near the crash site. Among the victims were two Iranian sports reporters; Milad Hojjatoleslami and Hossein Javadi. A mother and daughter from northern Virginia. Opera singers;  the 2 German Opera singers -- Oleg Bryjak and Maria Radner --who had just performed in "Siegfried" in Barcelona. (pictured below)
 An architect from Colombia, an Australian nurse on vacation with her son.  Mother, daughter from Virginia among passengers:Yvonne Selke and her daughter, Emily, from Nokesville, Virginia.
(Emily pictured Below)
 Radner had a husband and child -- both of whom died with her on the Germanwings flight.  From Colombia there was 36-year-old Luis Eduardo Medrano an architect and the other Colombian victim is María del Pilar Tejada, a 33-year-old economist.  Carol Friday, 68, and her son Greig, 29, were the two Australians believed killed in the crash,  (pictured below)
Paul Andrew Bramley, a native of the English city of Hull, Martyn Matthews, 50, was a senior quality manager from Wolverhampton. Marina Bandres Lopez-Belio, 37, and her 7-month-old son, Julian Pracz-Bandres, were also among the victims. (Images Source Google Images Share)

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