Berlin students told to plot plane's course through mountains, weeks after Germanwings crash

April 22, 2015 2:55 PM

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BERLIN – School authorities in Berlin have come under criticism for making students calculate a plane's course through mountainous terrain weeks after one of the country's worst air disasters.

Germanwings Flight 9525 smashed into a mountainside in southeastern France on March 24, killing all 150 people aboard — including 16 school students. Prosecutors say the 27-year-old co-pilot deliberately caused the crash.

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