Germanwings black box transcript reportedly reveals captain pleading with co-pilot to open door

March 29, 2015 10:18 AM

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The transcript of the final minutes of the doomed Germanwings flight, recorded by the black box, reportedly reveals the captain yelling at co-pilot Andreas Lubitz to “open the door” before the plane’s fatal descent.

The Telegraph reports that records published by the German newspaper Bild reveal Captain Patrick Sondheimer screaming at Lubitz to open the cockpit door before taking an axe to it in a last-ditch attempt to stop the plane from crashing into a French mountainside that would kill everyone on board.

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