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Memorial set for Germanwings flight 4U9525 passengers

Duesseldorf, Ger. - The Germanwings crash last month was an "unbelievable horror" for the families of those killed, compounded by the apparent senselessness of the co-pilot's actions in bringing down the plane, German President Joachim Gauck told hundreds of victims' relatives and dignitaries at a memorial service today.

April 17, 2015  By The Associated Press

Gauck told the crowd gathered Friday that people across Germany, which lost 72 citizens, are still coming to grips with the March 24 crash. The second-biggest group of victims was from Spain, which lost 51 citizens.

Prosecutors have said co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps on the flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, killing all 150 aboard. They are still trying to determine why. | READ MORE


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