(Bloomberg) -- The aviation industry should considerimplementing systems to take control of aircraft from the ground inemergencies following the crash of a Germanwings aircraft thatkilled 150 last month, said German air-traffic-control agency DFSDeutsche Flugsicherung GmbH.

“We have drones already, so the technology for operating anaircraft from the ground is available,” Chief Executive OfficerKlaus-Dieter Scheurle said at a press conference today. “It isstill a long way off, something for the next decade. The technologyis rather complex and it would need certification. The first stepmust be thoroughly evaluating the pros and cons.”

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