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ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 27, 2015
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Montabaur, Germany: Terry Moran) The investigation in Germany of co-pilot Andrea Lubitz, who crashed the Germanwings plane Flight 9525 into the French Alps, featured; details given about his activities, mental problems; scenes shown of the Dusseldorf apartment, his glider flight club. [Public prosecutor Christoph KUMPA@- {thru reporter's translation} says he hid his illness.] [Acquaintance Parik CHLEWNER@- talks about Lubitz.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: David kerley) The urgent changes in Lufthansa plane cockpit rules & how pilots are screened examined; scenes shown from the crash site. [Senior aviation medical examiner Dr. Robert NOVEN@- says there are no standards for evaluating pilots.]

(Studio: David Muir) Live discussion held with ABC aviation analyst John Nance about pilots. [NANCE - says there was no psychology questions for pilots, that global guidelines for cockpits are needed.]

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Moran, Terry;
kerley, David
Duration:
00:05:30

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