Tag: barcelona

Barcelona: Man Shot Dead Wearing Bomb Belt In Search For Key Suspect

A man who appeared to be wearing an explosive belt was shot and killed by police in Subirats, an area west of Barcelona, on Monday, BBC News reported. The police confirmed earlier that they have been searching for Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, who is suspected of driving a van into a crowd in Barcelona last week,…

Van Hits Crowd In Barcelona At Least 13 Dead And 50 Hurt

A white van reportedly plowed through a crowd Thursday in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas tourist area. According to Spanish police, several people are injured and local newspaper El Pais reported that the driver fled on foot after the incident. The BBC reported that “Spanish police say several people have been injured in a ‘massive crash,’ while…

Germanwings Crash: Lubitz Practiced Descent On Previous Flight [VIDEO]

The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 tried a controlled descent on the previous flight that morning to Barcelona before the plane crashed into a mountainside in March on its way back to Germany, French air accident investigators said in a new report released Wednesday. Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz repeatedly set the plane into a descent, then…

Germanwings A320 Black Box Found in French Alps with Plane Wreckage

UPDATE: Cockpit Audio File Recovered and “Usable” French rescue workers have discovered a flight recorder from the Germanwings A320 jetliner, which crashed in the in the French Alps on Tuesday, local media report. France Info radio station cites parliamentarian Christophe Castaner, who said that one of the black boxes from flight 4U 9525 has been…

142 Passenger 6 Crew Member Aboard Plane Crash In France [VIDEO]

Update: One black box found. Not clear if distress call was made or not (conflicting reports). Terrorism not ruled out at this point. BREAKING: A German passenger plane has crashed in the French Alps, Francois Hollande says there are considered to be no survivors. The Airbus A320 taken two pilots 142 passengers and four crew…