Families of Germanwings crash victims sue US flight school

FILE - In this Mrch 26, 2015 file photo, flags, including the German flag, fly at half staff at The Airline Training Center Arizona, at the Goodyear Airport in Goodyear, Ariz. The families of victims killed last year when a suicidal pilot flew an airliner into a mountainside in the French Alps filed a lawsuit Wednesday, April 13, 2016, against the U.S. flight school where the pilot was trained, alleging the school failed to properly screen his medical background. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Phoenix against the Airline Training Center of Arizona. It's owned by Lufthansa, which is also the parent company of Germanwings, a regional Europe carrier that employed pilot Andreas Lubitz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The families of victims killed last year when a suicidal pilot flew an airliner into a mountainside in the French Alps filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S. flight school where the pilot was trained, alleging the school failed to properly screen his medical background.

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