Lufthansa Says Co-Pilot Suffered From Depression During Training

March 31, 2015 8:46 PM

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It's been a week since a Germanwings flight crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. Investigators are still looking for the flight data recorder as they try to determine if the plane's copilot, Andreas Lubitz, deliberately flew the aircraft into a mountain.

Today, Lufthansa said Lubitz had told the company's flight school that he had suffered a serious depressive episode in 2009 which had interrupted his pilot training. In a moment, we'll hear from a psychiatrist about some of the questions this case is raising. We begin with this report from NPR's Ele...

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