Lufthansa says not obligated to report crash pilot's medical record

April 6, 2015 5:15 PM

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FRANKFURT, April 6 (Reuters) - Lufthansa said on Monday it was not required to inform German aviation authorities about Andreas Lubitz's former depression because he qualified as a pilot before stricter reporting rules went into effect in 2013.

Lubitz, a co-pilot at Lufthansa's budget division Germanwings, is believed to have deliberately crashed a plane into the French Alps and killed 150 people.

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