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France / Plane Crash / Co-Pilot / A Discussion #1081029

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 27, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Dusseldorf: Pamela Brown) Reports from the "New York Times," "Wall Street Journal" & "Bild" about the state of mind of the co-pilot Andrea Lubitz, who crashed the Germanwings plane Flight 9525 into the French Alps, featured; scenes shown from outside his apartment. [Public prosecutor Christoph KUMPA@- says he hid his illness from the airlines company.] [Acquaintance Johannes ROSSBACH@- says he was a healthy guy.] [German flight doctor Thorsten BENDER@- {thru translator} comments on pilots' illnesses.] The unanswered questions about Lubitz & his illnesses & training discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Atlanta: Sanjay Gupta) The issue of the pilot's actions & depression, how his mental issues could have gone unnoticed discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live in-studio discussion held with CNN's Richard Quest & safety analyst David Soucie & aviation attorney Justin Green@ about the co-pilot's state of mind. [QUEST, SOUCIE, GREEN - comment on the rumors about Lubitz's health, pilot's safety records & the career threat, the liability issues for the airlines.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela;
Gupta, Sanjay

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