IFALPA Press Release on the Accident of Germanwings Flight 4U9525
Press Release of IFALPA, Montreal, 24.March 2015
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 en- route 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.