France : Crash d’un A320 de la Germanwings: Le rapatriement des corps aura bien lieu mercredi

La compagnie aérienne allemande Lufthansa a annoncé vendredi que les dépouilles des victimes allemandes du crash de Germanwings seraient bien remises comme prévu à leurs familles à partir de mercredi prochain. Certains proches avaient exprimé plus tôt leur colère face à des retards. Lire l’article complet

Trente cercueils seront donc finalement acheminés par un vol spécial dans un avion de la Lufthansa qui décollera de Marseille mardi à 20h50 et atterrira à 22h30 à Düsseldorf, a précisé la compagnie dans un communiqué. Ils seront ensuite remis aux familles mercredi.

France : Burials From Germanwings Flight Are Delayed

PARIS — More than two months after a Germanwings co-pilot deliberately crashed his airliner into the French Alps, the families of the 150 people who perished in the disaster had, at long last, been preparing to put their loved ones to rest. They had already endured weeks of anguish as French gendarmes recovered human remains from among the blackened wreckage scattered across a mountainside and still more as forensic experts then painstakingly isolated the DNA of all who had been aboard the doomed March 24 flight en route from Barcelona, Spain, to Düsseldorf, Germany. Funeral announcements had been sent. Travel arrangements had been made for the body repatriation. In Germany, home to 72 of the dead, preparations were in the final stages for a ceremony at Düsseldorf Airport as early as Tuesday to receive the coffins as they arrived on a dedicated cargo flight from Marseille, France. Police escorts had been ordered to accompany the hearses home. Read more …