IFALPA Press Release on the Accident of Germanwings Flight 4U9525

MONTREAL--()--The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) is closely monitoring the developments related to the accident of Germanwings flight 4U9525, an A320 aircraft enroute from Barcelona (BCN) to Düsseldorf (DUS).

Our thoughts are with the families of the 148 crew and passengers that were onboard the aircraft.

Whilst the search and rescue efforts are taking place, IFALPA stresses the need to avoid speculation as to what happened to the aircraft. The Federation has reached out to the French (SNPL) and German (VC) Air Line Pilots’ Associations and will keep its resources at the disposal of the relevant Accident Investigation Agencies in order to help gather facts and any other information which may be pertinent to this event.

Note to Editors: The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations represents in excess of 100,000 pilots in more than 100 countries world-wide. IFALPA’s mission is to be the global voice of airline pilots, promoting the highest level of aviation safety and security world-wide and providing services, support and representation to all of its Member Associations.

See the Federation website www.ifalpa.org

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Contacts

IFALPA
Anna Lou, Communications & Marketing Coordinator

+1 514-419-1191
annalou@ifalpa.org

Contacts

IFALPA
Anna Lou, Communications & Marketing Coordinator

+1 514-419-1191
annalou@ifalpa.org