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France / Plane Crash / Co-Pilot / A Discussion (Part I) #1081180

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer; Dusseldorf: Pamela Brown) The key developments in crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in the French Alps with Lufthansa's admission that the company knew about co-pilot Andrea Lubitz's medical issues, reports of an horrific cell phone video taken from inside the plane & reports a girlfriend knew about Lubitz's mental illness discussed. [Earlier, Lufthansa CEO Carsten SPOHR@- says he passed all his medical exams.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with CNN's Richard Quest & Miles O'Brien & neuropsychologist Gary Kay@ about Lubitz mental health. [QUEST - says we need to know what happened during his training after 2009; defends the low-cost airlines industry.] [O'BRIEN - explains the hasty training system at low-cost airlines, why Lufthansa created Germanwings: a subsidiary, how regulators have been steam-rolled by the airlines.] [KAY - defends the tracking of pilots with depression.]

Blitzer, Wolf;
Brown, Pamela

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