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Germanwings copilot was treated for 'suicidal tendencies,' prosecutors say
Germanwings copilot was treated for 'suicidal tendencies,' prosecutors say

The German copilot thought to have deliberately flown an aircraft into a French mountain, killing all 150 on board, had received treatment for "suicidal tendencies" a few years ago, a spokesman for a German prosecutor said Monday. Andreas Lubitz, 27, underwent psychotherapy before qualifying to be a pilot, the spokesman for the prosecutor in Duesseldorf said in a statement. “Several years ago before obtaining his pilot’s license, the copilot was in a long period of psychotherapeutic treatment for noticeable suicidal tendencies,” Ralf Herrenbrueck said in a statement. Since that time, Herrenbrueck said, Lubitz had not shown any signs of wishing to kill...

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