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Somehow Airplane’s Near-Crash Due To Almost Unconscious Pilots Was Covered Up For 2 Years

Some things are easy to sweep under the rug — a former blinding passion for the Dave Matthews Band or when you stole a lollipop at the grocery checkout when you were five — but how in the heck did a Germanwings, a subsidiary of Lufthansa*, manage to cover up for almost two years the fact that a plane carrying 150 passengers almost crashed? At the time, the air in the cockpit was contaminated and both pilots were close to losing consciousness. [More]