Germanwings Co-Pilot Might Have Practiced Descent
A report by French investigators has revealed the co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings plane from March may have rehearsed the move on another flight.By Jake Godin | May 6, 2015
Did Andreas Lubitz rehearse the Germanwings plane crash?
A new report from French investigators suggests Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who officials believe flew his plane into the French Alps on purpose, may have practiced the move on an earlier flight. (Video via French Interior Ministry)
The report looks at a specific 4.5-minute period during the previous flight, which flew from Düsseldorf, Germany, to Barcelona. As was the case during the actual crash, the captain was absent in the cockpit.