- March 28, 2015
The pilot controls the aircraft at the time of Germanwings collapse of the liner in the French Alps, knew this area because previously there often flew a glider.
A member of the flight school in Montabaur, where he took lessons Andreas Lubicz confirmed Bi- BBC that he had flown over the area.
According to Dieter Wagner, Lubicz came to flight school at the weekend.
The French newspaper wrote that he visited a local school with his parents since he was nine.
On board the airliner airlines Germanwings, flying flight 4U 9525 from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, were 150 people. The plane crashed in the French Alps, at high speed crashed into a mountainside.
Explanation of the black box data showed that Lubicz deliberately began to decline after the captain left the cockpit. In this Lubicz locked the door from inside and did not respond to messages controllers.
According to German prosecutors, at the time of the crash Lubicz was sick and hide their condition from employers and inspection bodies. They made the statement after studying the documents seized during a search of his home on the outskirts of Düsseldorf.
The German media reported that Andreas Lubicz suffered from depression.
” Obsession Alps “
Lubicz often flew in a glider in his native Gorda Montabaur of Rhineland-Palatinate on weekends, told BBC BBC Dieter Wagner.
He came back from the input to the he became a professional pilot. Wagner also said that the last time I saw Ljubica five or six years ago.
The French newspaper Le Parisien quoted him as saying, according to which “Lubicz was passionately in love with the Alps, obsessed by them”.
A publication Metro News writes that he often rested with the parents on the weekends in the summer clubs in Sisteron, about 69 kilometers from the village of Le Vernet, near which crashed airliner.
Metro News quoted the words from this designer club, who said that Lubicz had a good knowledge of the area.