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Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz Hid Illness from Germanwings; Ex-Girlfriend Says He Wanted to Make History

Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who allegedly crashed Germanwings Flight 9525 into the French Alps this week, had been declared "unfit to work" by a doctor but he concealed that fact from his employer, prosecutors said. His ex-girlfriend said he told her he wanted to do something to be remembered in history.


Germanwings Fatal Plane Crash Mystery: Rescuers Looking for Answers in Harsh Alps Terrain, Human Remains 'Strewn Hundreds of Meters;' 2 Americans Among 150 Killed

Rescuers in the remote French Alps have set out on their second day of searching for answers in the Germanwings Flight 9525 mystery, with authorities confirming that all 150 people on board, including two Americans, are likely dead. Searchers will be attempting to start retrieving the bodies of the victims, which have reportedly been "strewn for hundreds of meters."