Skip to comments.Germanwings Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed Plane, Says Prosecutor
Posted on 03/26/2015 5:21:36 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have deliberately crashed the plane after he was left alone in the cockpit, according to a French prosecutor.
The captain was intentionally locked outside minutes before the A320 crashed into an alpine mountain ridge, French Prosecutor Brice Robin said Thursday. Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, a 28-year-old German national, was silent throughout the planes descent and was alive at the point of impact, according to the prosecutor.
Mr. Robins conclusions are drawn from the planes cockpit voice recorder, recovered at the crash site in the French Alps late Tuesday and analyzed by French accident investigators on Wednesday.
The recording contains screams believed to be from passengers, once they recognized the plane was crashing.
Investigators are now exploring why Flight 9525 went into its unauthorized descent from its 38,000-foot cruising altitude with one crew member absent. The descent led to the crash about 10 minutes later.
French air accident investigators said on Wednesday they extracted information from the jets cockpit voice recorder. The recording contained voices and other sounds, said Rémi Jouty, director of Frances aviation accident investigation office, which is leading the probe. He added that there was no explanation yet for why the plane went down.
Germanwings, the low-fare unit of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, hasnt disclosed the identity of the pilots....
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Andreas Lubitz was the co-pilot of Germanwings flight 9525 who reportedly intentionally crashed the plane into the French Alps and killed all 150 people on board.
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Hmmmm lawsuits starting in 3....2....1....
Don’t mention the religion of peace. Everyone knows they wouldn’t have done something as horrible as this.
Probably not a muslim, or he would have been screaming “allahu akbar.” They always do. It guarantees them a trip to Orgy Heaven.
Here’s something else I discovered about Lubitz..
Is that 630 total hours of flight time? Euro flight training seems skimpy. I doubt a 28 year old would be flying an airbus of a US airline.
Islamist facilitation regardless who he was or why he did it.
I would imagine this would be standard procedure to keep the cabin door locked sort security purposes. I'm a bit surprised the captain would not have a key. Can the door only be opened from inside?
If the copilot can be heard breathing, but nothing else, is it possible the copilot passed out or had a stroke?
That link is click bait spam. It’s just his name & address with some general background info.
A locked cockpit door can normally be unlocked from outside, apparently. Here the co-pilot deliberately locked him out. That’s not something done after having a stroke or whatever
Unreal! FAA recognized as one of the best. With all the screening and cert. requirements, still slips through. Nothing is foolproof.. Good find.
My memory says Rheinland-Pfalz is a state and not a city. Within it are a number of cities. I was stationed there once in the city of Bad Kreuznach.
Regardless of his motivation, he is burning in hell today if he did this terrible act.
A commentator on CNBC reporting on the German press conference characterized the breathing as calm and normal and not indicative of a health issue. No words were spoken by the co-pilot.
Check your pc for viruses. I had no issue with the link. Straight forward text story.
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