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Anger, shock as Germanwing co-pilot’s motives questioned

Anger, shock as Germanwing co-pilot’s motives questioned

March 27, 2015

MARIGNANE (France), March 27 — The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have deliberately crashed the plane after locking his captain out of the cockpit, French officials said, with the “unimaginable” development sparking global shock and anger among victims’ loved ones. In a chilling account of the final minutes of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, lead prosecutor Brice Robin said yesterday that 28-year-old German Andreas Lubitz initiated the plane’s descent into the French... Read more

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Flowers and candles surround the memorial with the inscription in four languages, ‘In memory of the victims of the air disaster of March 24, 2015’ in the village of Le Vernet, March 27, 2015. — Reuters pic

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