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MASS MURDER: Germanwings Flight Intentionally Brought Down by Co-Pilot

March 26, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
MASS MURDER: Germanwings Flight Intentionally Brought Down by Co-Pilot

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French Prosecutors will launch an “intentional homicide” investigation after revealing that the German co-pilot deliberately crashed the Germanwings airline in the Alps killing all 150 people on board, including two Americans.

The Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said the flight’s black box voice recorder captured the final chilling moments before the crash that claimed 150 lives.

“The most plausible interpretation is that the co-pilot by a voluntary action pressed the button to accelerate the plane, for reasons we don’t know right now. It appears to have been done with deliberate intent to destroy the plane,” the French Prosecutor said at a news conference.

Robin said the recordings indicate the German co-pilot, identified as Andreas Lubitz was in total control of the Airbus A320 after the captain left the cockpit.

Andreas-Lubitz
co-Pilot, Andreas Lubitz

He said that Lubitz and the pilot were having cordial conversation. Once the captain had left the cockpit, he manipulated the flights system to descend. “It was absolute silence in the cockpit, you could hear the co-pilot’s breathing. The pilot is heard knocking on the door lightly, as he attempted to re-enter the cockpit. However, the knocking soon became louder when he didn’t open the entrance.”

“It seemed like he was regularly breathing, he ignores the cockpit alarms, and the frantic attempts by the pilot to force the door open,” explained Robin

The Prosecutor added, “Moments before impact, you hear the horrifying screams from the passengers.”

Lubitz is a German-born national and with no known connections to terrorists.

Protocols put in place since Sept. 11 required Airlines to safeguard and tightly lock the cockpit door, which can only be opened by entering a code. However, in this case, the system was disengaged by the co-pilot.

European Aviation rules requires only one pilot be present in the cockpit; The United States Federal Avation Agency requires two people remain in the cockpit at all times.

Airlines have loosened mental evaluation requirements for pilots, some companies have done away with them completely.

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