- March 26, 2015
Marcel Prosecutor Brice Robin said that the co-pilot crashed in the Alps airline Germanwings A320 deliberately wanted to destroy the plane. Flight recorder records show that he controlled reduction until the ship crashed into a mountain.
According to the” black box “, the co-pilot was alive and breathing before the ship collided with the ground.
According to Robin, the first pilot of the victim wreck Tuesday Germanwings aircraft before the accident was outside the cabin and could not come back.
According to the prosecutor, the co-pilot at this time deliberately started to descend the aircraft.
During the press conference, Robin was first called the name of the second pilot – Andreas Lubicz, he was 28 years old.
According to the data obtained by decoding the “black box”, his colleague desperately tried to return to the wheel, but the door was locked Ljubica.
“We hear the first pilot asks the copilot to take over control of the airplane. At the same time we hear the sound moves back seat and the sound of the door closing, “- said the prosecutor.
The reasons are unclear
“At the time, the co-pilot takes control of the aircraft itself. Being alone, the co-pilot presses the tracking system for flight and begins to decline, “- said Robin.
According to him, the reasons for which Lubicz deliberately started to descend the aircraft is still unclear.
All this time, the first pilot tried desperately to get back into the cabin.
“The pilot first quietly knocking on the door cockpit and receives no answer “- quoted one of the investigators New York Times.
” And then he begins to beat on the door – and no response. No answers. Then hear what he’s trying to knock the door “.
So far, no information that the co-pilot had any links with terrorist organizations.
During the reduction of the liner controllers repeatedly tried to contact the pilots, but Lubicz did not answer, the prosecutor said Marseille.
On the flight recorders remained alert, warning of the proximity to the ground, which worked before the crash, reports the AFP news agency.
The second “black box” of the aircraft has not yet been found .
On board the airliner airlines Germanwings, flying flight 4U 9525 from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, were 150 people.
It has been established that the Airbus A320 aircraft crashed in the Alps after a short (it lasted only eight minutes), loss of height, resulting in a plane at high speed crashed into a mountain.
The aircraft crashed in a remote mountainous area between settlements Dinh and Barcelonnette, which can be reached only by helicopter. Search operation continues.
Other incidents caused by intentional acts of the pilot:
- November 29, 2013 passenger jet crashed in Namibia on the road between Mozambique and Angola, killing 33 people. According to initial results of the investigation, the accident was caused by intentional acts captain, after the co-pilot left the cockpit.
- October 31, 1999 crashed Boeing 767 airline EgyptAir. He began to decline sharply after 30 minutes after takeoff from the airport in New York. The investigators suggested that the incident was caused by the actions of the co-pilot, but could not prove it.
- 19 December 1997, more than 100 people were killed in the crash of a Boeing 737 flying from Indonesia to Singapore. It is assumed that the pilot, who suffered from “multiple problems associated with the work,” flight data recorder disabled and deliberately brought the liner at the peak.