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France / Plane Crash / Co-Pilot / A Discussion (Part I) #1080796

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the likelihood co-pilot Andrea Lubitz deliberately crashed the Germanwings plane {Flight 9525} in the French Alps introduced; details given about evidence he set the auto pilot.

(Washington: Pamela Brown) The background of co-pilot Lubitz & what will be investigated featured. [Lufthansa CEO Carsten SPOHR@- {thru translator} talks about Lubitz's flight record & training.] [Friends Joerg KAMPFLEIN@, Peter RUECKER@- {thru translator} say he was ordinary.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Montabaur, Germany: Diana Magnay) Lubitz's life in Montabaur, Germany, including his gliding flight club, discussed; photos shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The search for the flight data recorder noted. Live discussion held with Airbus captain Ron Stock, CNN's Richard Quest & safety analyst David Soucie & former NTSB director Peter Goelz about the crash & the co-pilot. [QUEST - explain the data indicating the co-pilot entering directions for the plane to crash, how the cockpit lock works, how a pilot must initiate descent, what could be learned from the flight data recorder.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela;
Magnay, Diana
Duration:
00:14:40

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