Originally posted on Eyes on Europe & Middle East News:
A young German co-pilot locked himself in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and flew it into a mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, prosecutors said on Thursday.
After listening to « black box » voice recordings, French prosecutors left no doubt that they believe 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz was in control of the Airbus A320 and set it on its fatal descent. They offered no explanation for his motive.
Prosecutors in the German city of Duesseldorf said police were searching his home for evidence.
French and German officials said there was no indication Tuesday’s crash in the French Alps was a terrorist attack. Acquaintences described Lubitz as an affable young man who had given no sign of harboring harmful intent.
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