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New cockpit rule after German plane crash

3:14am GMT - 01:11

Air Canada joins airlines ruling that two crew members will now have to be in the cockpit at all times in the wake of the Germanwings plane crash. Gavino Garay reports.

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Air Canada is among the airlines responding to recommendations from French authorities who say two cabin crew members should be in the cockpit at all times. The recommendation follows the Gernanwings plane crash in the French Alps where prosecutors believe the co-pilot MAY have barricaded himself in -- and crashed the plane on purpose, killing all 150 on board. Canada's Transport Minister Lisa Raitt says Canada would immediately impose the new cockpit crew rule on all its airlines. (SOUNDBITE) (English) LISA RAITT CANADA'S MINISTER OF TRANSPORT SAYING: "Currently there is not the requirement to have two members in the order, in the cabin. After this order, there will be a requirement to have two members in the cabin." French prosecutors say co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared to have locked the captain out of the cockpit before crashing the plane. Following changes to regulations after the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, regulators have required cockpit doors to be impenetrable when locked from the inside. Air Canada joins a growing list of airlines including Norwegian Air Shuttle, Britain's easyJet, and Air Berlin to introduce the requirement that two crew members be in the cockpit at all times.

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New cockpit rule after German plane crash

3:14am GMT - 01:11