Germanwings crash: French prosecutor says co-pilot wanted to destroy the plane

Paris, March 26: Two days after the blackbox of the ill fated Germanwings flight AU 952 that crashed in the French Alps was recovered, a French prosecutor on Thursday said that ‘it appeared that the co-pilot wanted to destroy the plane.'

The Airbus which crashed on Tuesday, March 24 had 150 passengers on board including the crew [150 feared killed as jetliner crashes in France]

Co-pilot crashed Germanwings flight?

The cockpit voice recorder revealed that the pilot was locked out of the cockpit and was frantically knocking at the door before the flight began a rapid descent.

According to reports the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight took sole control of plane and intentionally started the descent. The co-pilot seemed to 'want to destroy' the plane, said the French prosecutor.

However a ‘terror angle' has been ruled out in the crash incident.

According to the investigators, recordings from one of the black boxes that was recovered just a day after the crash revealed that one of the pilots who left the cockpit could not get in back there and his frequent knocks on the locked door went unanswered till the plane crashed in the French Alps.

It is still not clear why the pilot left the cockpit.

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