Germanwings plane was "crashed deliberately" according to French officials (report) 7 years ago

Germanwings plane was "crashed deliberately" according to French officials (report)

The co-pilot downed the plane on purpose.

The prosecutor in charge of the Germanwings plane crash investigation believes that the co-pilot "crashed the aircraft deliberately."

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Here are quotes from the prosecutor, who spoke about the tragedy a short time ago: "We heard the captain ask the co-pilot to take control, then we hear the noise of a seat that goes back and a door open, we can assume he went to relieve himself."

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He added, "The co-pilot was alone. It is at this moment that the co-pilot manipulates the buttons of flight monitoring system to action the descent of the plane.

"The action of this altitude can only be deliberate. We hear the captain then speaks via an interphone to speak to the co-pilot, no response of co-pilot, he taps on door, no response from the co-pilot, all we can hear is the sound of breathing, until impact suggesting the co-pilot was alive until impact."

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The prosecutor continued, "The interpretation is 48 hours after the crash, I take precautions, but for us investigating...the most plausible and realistic is that the co-pilot by a deliberate decision refused to open the cabin door to the captain and actioned the button ordering the loss of altitude.

"There was a deliberate desire to destroy this plane. Apparently the co-pilot was breathing normally. He said absolutely nothing after the captain left the cabin."