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Report: Germanwings Pilot 'Practiced' On Prior Flight

Report: Germanwings Pilot 'Practiced' On Prior Flight

During the flight from Dusseldorf to Barcelona immediately prior to the fatal crash on March 24, Germanwings first officer Andreas Lubitz repeatedly re-set the A320's altitude to 100 feet while alone in the cockpit, according to a preliminary report released Wednesday by the French BEA safety board. Lubitz didn't activate a descent, but the changes in selected altitude were recorded by the flight data recorder. Lubitz was alone in the cockpit for about four and a half minutes. FULL STORY

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