More reports claim Germanwings pilot was locked out of cockpit before crash

March 26, 2015 6:59 AM

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Investigators into the deadly crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 faced more questions Thursday after reports emerged that one of the aircraft's two pilots was locked out of the cockpit during the final, fatal descent.

Overnight, the Associated Press and AFP news agencies corroborated an initial report by The New York Times that one of the pilots left the cockpit and was unable to return. The AFP report cited additional details from the cockpit voice recorder, which was recovered hours after the crash Tuesday.

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