Germanwings co-pilot examined for vision problems before fatal flight, reports say

March 29, 2015 4:00 AM

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New reports Saturday say Andreas Lubitz -- the co-pilot who crashed a jet into a French mountainside early Tuesday -- had been dumped by his girlfriend a day before the crash, was being treated for depression and was possibly facing the loss of his job over eye problems.

The new revelations emerged four days after the tragedy and painted a picture of a troubled man whose world, carefully hidden from his employer, friends and colleagues, was coming apart over a broken romance, mental illness and vision issues before the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 that killed 15...

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