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# andreas lubitz

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Father of pilot disputes claim his son deliberately downed Germanwings plane in Alps
Andreas Lubitz was co-pilot of the plane that crashed in the Alps on this day in 2015.
Families of Germanwings victims angered by parents' tribute to troubled co-pilot
The parents of Andreas Lubitz thanked friends and neighbours for their support in a notice published by a local paper.
Germanwings pilot saw 41 doctors in 5 years and feared going blind
Medics he consulted did not reveal his mental struggles due to doctor-patient privilege.
Germanwings co-pilot 'tried out' descent on previous flight
An interim report to be published today says Andreas Lubitz practiced a descent on a previous outbound flight.
Germanwings flight evacuated after bomb scare just before takeoff
The plane was about to fly from Germany to Italy.
'A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks' - Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz
Michele Bachman said the president’s deal with Iran has damned the souls of 300 million Americans.
Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators
It included correspondence to his flight training school.
Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies
Andreas Lubitz is understood to have had treatment “several years ago”.
The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety
Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz apparently locked the captain out of the cockpit before crashing the Germanwings flight.
Captain shouted 'open the damn door' as jet plunged into Alps
It also emerged today that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, believed to have crashed the plane, sought treatment for problems with his sight.
Germanwings crash pilot told ex-girlfriend 'everyone will know my name'
“One day I’m going to do something that will change the whole system…”
Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines
“Many of the greatest, most responsible people have been depressives.”
Andreas Lubitz hid sick note on day of Alps plane crash
It has also emerged the plane’s captain may have used an axe in an attempt to re-enter the cockpit.
Who was Andreas Lubitz?
And why did he do what he did? The 28-year-old was co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.