• Precedents of pilots downing their planes
    Precedents of pilots downing their planes

    Investigators believe the co-pilot of a German airliner deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps earlier this week, killing all 150 people aboard. - Mozambique Airlines - November 29, 2013: Mozambique Airlines (LAM) flight TM 470 flying from Maputo to Luanda goes down in northeastern Namibia killing 33. Investigators said the captain had a "clear intention" to crash the plane. They said flight recorders showed the Embraer 190 went down while Captain Herminio dos Santos Fernandes …

  • Co-pilot deliberately slams plane in Alps; families ask why
    Co-pilot deliberately slams plane in Alps; families ask why

    PARIS (AP) — Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside. …

  • Shock in Europe after 'deliberate' Germanwings crash
    Shock in Europe after 'deliberate' Germanwings crash

    The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have "deliberately" crashed the plane after locking his captain out of the cockpit, French officials said Thursday, in revelations that sparked global shock and prompted some airlines to review their cockpit policies. In a chilling account of the final minutes of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, lead prosecutor Brice Robin said 28-year-old German Andreas Lubitz initiated the plane's descent Tuesday into the French Alps while alone at the …

  • The 6 richest tycoons in the Philippines in the real estate business.
    The 6 richest tycoons in the Philippines in the real estate business.

    Forbes Magazine recently issued the roster of the 500 richest billionaires in the world. Six Filipinos, each with their real estate empires and interests, made it on the list. Take a look at the wealthiest tycoons in the countrys property sector:6. DAVID CONSUNJINet Worth: $4.1 billionRank: 405thA civil engineer, Consunji serves as the chairman of DMCI Holdings, which has stakes in real estate (predominantly in the housing sector), infrastructure, and construction. ... …

  • Junjun’s case reaches SC
    Junjun’s case reaches SC

    The temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Court of Appeals (CA) on the six-month suspension of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay has reached the Supreme Court (SC). Through the Office of the Solicitor General, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Wednesday filed a petition before the high court seeking to stop the implementation of the TRO on Binay’s suspension. Morales contested the ruling of the appellate court after claiming earlier that the TRO has no legal basis. In a …

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