Relatives of dead Argentines in France prepare your trip

Relatives of dead Argentines in France prepare your trip -

families of the three dead Argentines in the air tragedy of corporate jet Germanwings began the paperwork to travel to France , where there is still no explanation for the accident in which 150 people so researchers do not rule out the hypothesis of an attack were killed.

relatives of Gabriela Maumus , her boyfriend Sebastian Grecco and the Argentine-Paraguayan Juan Pomo, were received today in the Foreign Ministry to begin the process to repatriate the bodies.

This portfolio lamented the tragedy that "mourns to Argentine, Spanish, German and other nationalities families "and was assured consulates in Spain, France and Germany made" all necessary steps in relation to the Argentine citizens. "

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , the president of Spain, Mariano Rajoy and France Francois Hollande , today toured the area of ​​the accident, in full French alps, where aid was promised reciprocal to clarify the causes of the tragedy.

Hollande committed to the highest authorities of the two countries to "fully elucidated" the causes of the tragedy because "we owe it to the families of the victims. "

the president of the German airline Lufthansa, Carsten Spohr, said in Frankfurt that the plane crash Airbus A320 Germanwings" inexplicable "and that the device was technically in a" flawless " as appropriated EFE.

the plane left yesterday morning from Barcelona El Prat airport to Dusseldorf, Germany, with 144 passengers and six crew.

at 1045 local time on Airbus A320 reached the height of regular flight of 38,000 feet and a minute later began to fall for eight minutes.

According to the online Flightradar24 service, fell at a rate of between 3,000 and 4,000 feet, about 00 and 1,0 meters per minute, comparable to a flight approach.

at 10.53 the plane lost contact with the tower French control when he was at an altitude of 6,000 feet, about 1,800 meters, and crashed a hundred kilometers northwest of Nice in full French alps.

the president of the budget carrier Germanwings cost, Thomas Winkelmann, reported that of the 150 passengers 72 were of German nationality and 35 Spaniards, although the Spanish government says were 51 Spaniards who were on the flight.

Among the passengers there was also a British, a Dutch, a Colombian, Mexican, Japanese, Danish, Belgian and Israeli .

Furthermore, aboard the crashed plane were also three Argentine passengers, two Iranian, two Venezuelans, three Americans and two Australians, according to Winkelmann.

the German Minister of Transport, Alexander Dobrindt , asked to stop speculation about the causes of the accident while the German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said that there is no evidence that the plane crash Germanwings in the French Alps has been caused by deliberate acts of third parties.

However, the owner of the BEA of France (agency responsible for the safety investigation) René Jouty stressed that "we must not rule out any hypothesis" to respond to a likely attack.

"no no explanation for the attitude of the pilots who for eight minutes down in a controlled manner the aircraft and crashed into the mountain, without notice of any damage to air traffic controllers "Jouty said.

French President he announced today that it was encontada the casing of the second black box of the plane, but it can only be the height data and speed while Jouty noted that the first black box found yesterday "and was extracted folder audio" .

However he said it can take weeks and months to know the final conclusions of the audio, which must also be evaluated in the voices of the pilots, engine sounds and other noise that allows to know why the tragedy occurred .

the catastrophe was one of the most German victims has caused in recent decades and left in "shock" to the country, as explained Bodo Klimpel, mayor of the town where returned 16 teenagers they had gone to Spain to a cultural exchange trip.

the rescue, interrupted today at nightfall in France, is composed of nine helicopters that carried about 400 gendarmes, soldiers, investigators and forensic.

the airway appears as the only viable way to reach the mountainous, rugged area where the wreckage, practically pulverized, spread over an area of ​​four hectares, with 150 bodies.

Source: Telam

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