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Mad, sad or bad: The psychology of murder-suicide

Mad, sad or bad: The psychology of murder-suicide

26 March 2015   0 comments
Questions to University College London psychology professor Lorraine Sherr on the likely state of mind of the Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately downing a plane with 150 people on board. Q:...

Investigators search German homes of co-pilot 26 March 2015

Investigators carried out searches Thursday at two homes of the German co-pilot who officials say appears to have deliberately crashed a plane into the French Alps, a German prosecutor said."Both the...

Germanwings co-pilot a friendly pro who 'dreamed' of flying 26 March 2015

Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a Germanwings jet, was a life-long flying enthusiast who had passed all the airline's psychological tests and had no known terrorist links.Lubitz,...

Precedents of pilots downing their planes 26 March 2015

Investigators believe the co-pilot of a German airliner deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alpse earlier this week, killing all 150 people aboard.While rare, there have been previous such...

Victims of Alps plane crash 26 March 2015

Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 that crashed with no survivors in the French Alps on Tuesday was carrying 144 passengers and six crew from 18 countries, according to the budget airline's parent company Lufthansa.Most...

Air crash victims' hometown 'angry', 'shocked' by new findin...

26 March 2015
The town and school of the 16 students who died in a plane disaster in the French Alps said they were shocked by the news that the co-pilot may have deliberately crashed the jet."Personally, I'm stunned,......

CORRECTED: Precedents of pilots downing their planes

26 March 2015
Investigators believe the co-pilot of a German airliner deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps earlier this week, killing all 150 people aboard.While rare, there have been previous such incidents......

EasyJet to change cockpit policy after French Alps crash 26 March 2015

British airline easyJet said Thursday it would enforce a new policy for two crew members to be in the cockpit at all times from Friday, after a German airliner crash in the French Alps that killed 150...

Precedents of pilots downing their planes 26 March 2015

Investigators believe the co-pilot of a German airliner deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alpse earlier this week, killing all 150 people aboard.While rare, there have been previous such...

Co-pilot 'deliberately' crashed Germanwings plane 26 March 2015

The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have "deliberately" crashed the plane after locking his captain out of the cockpit, French officials said Thursday, in revelations that sparked...

Canada's Air Transat requires two people to remain in cockpi... 26 March 2015

Canadian charter airline Air Transat said Thursday it will require two people to remain in its planes' cockpits, after it was revealed the co-pilot on a Germanwings flight deliberately crashed after he...

Norwegian Air Shuttle to require two people in cockpit 26 March 2015

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle said Thursday it would require two people in the cockpit at all times for safety reasons."When one person leaves the cockpit, two people will now have to be there,"...

Final minutes of doomed Germanwings flight 26 March 2015

The flight started like any other, the conversation in the cockpit perfectly normal, with co-pilot Andreas Lubitz offering no indication of the horror he would soon allegedly inflict on the other 149...

No indication of co-pilot's motives: Lufthansa chief 26 March 2015

The head of Lufthansa said Thursday there were no clues to what led the co-pilot of a jet operated by its subsidiary Germanwings to deliberately crash the plane.Carsten Spohr, chief executive of the German...

Co-pilot 'deliberately' crashed Germanwings plane 26 March 2015

The young co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have "deliberately" crashed the plane into the French Alps after locking his captain out of the cockpit, but is not believed to be part of...

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