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Lufthansa chief stunned co-pilot would intentionally crash plane

Berlin - Lufthansa's chief executive, Carsten Spohr, reflected on his long experience as he reacted to news that the Germanwings crash that killed 150 had been blamed on the deliberate action of the co-pilot.


March 26, 2015
By The Associated Press

Spohr told a news conference that “no system in the world can rule out such an isolated event.”

He added: “I have worked at Lufthansa as an engineer, I have worked as a pilot at Lufthansa, I have carried responsibility as a manager at Lufthansa for many, many years. Always, wherever I was, whoever my boss was, the rule was always safety is No. 1. And that this has happened to us — I can only say we are sorry.” | READ MORE