BRITISH PILOT SYMPATHY FOR TRAGIC LOSS OF GERMANWINGS PASSENGERS AND CREW
The British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) has expressed support for the German pilot community and sympathy with the loved ones of the passengers, pilots and crew on board Germanwings 4U 9525.
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BALPA Chairman, Capt Brendan O’Neal, has paid tribute to the pilots of VS43.
Our immediate thoughts are with the relatives of the passengers and crew on board. It is not clear at this stage what caused the aircraft to lose contact, but there must be a full and thorough investigation to establish the root cause and make every flight safe.
Pilots, drone enthusiasts and training specialists have come together to call for action to ensure drones are flown safely.
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