Alan Levin

Bloomberg News

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Reporter for Bloomberg News, covering aviation safety; former reporter for USA Today

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Tuesday's  Germanwings airline crash  that killed 150 people is now being investigated as a criminal case.

Pilot 'Deliberately' Downed the Germanwings Plane

Tuesday's Germanwings airline crash that killed 150 people is now being investigated as a criminal case.

from To the Point

Unmanned drones mounted with cameras are just what a movie director asked for.

Hollywood's Got Drones

Unmanned drones mounted with cameras are just what a movie director asked for.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Saturday night -- for the sixth time this year -- an air traffic controller fell asleep on the job, this time at a regional control center near Miami.

Air-Traffic Controllers Get New Anti-Fatigue Rules

Saturday night -- for the sixth time this year -- an air traffic controller fell asleep on the job, this time at a regional control center near Miami.

from To the Point

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