Keyword: pilot

Germanwings co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane' says French prosecutor

Prosecutor Brice Robin says Andreas Lubitz, 28, refused to allow captain back into cockpit and 'intentionally' set plane on its doomed descent.

Alps crash: descent may have been 'suicidal choice' by pilot, claim experts

With one pilot locked out of cockpit, events point to the suicide or sudden illness of remaining pilot, with latter theory unlikely say experts.

Germanwings jet crash: pilot 'locked out of cockpit'

Black box audio tape said to reveal that one pilot was locked outside cockpit and tried to smash down door as jet descended towards the Alps.

Spain jet crash deaths rise to 11 as French airman dies

The airman - the ninth member of the French Air Force to die in the tragedy - suffered serious burns and died at a Madrid hospital.

French pilot, 60, found hanging from tree after three-day search

Bernard Mengin is recovering in hospital after rescuers eventually located his motor glider in a tree in mountains across the Spanish border.

Frenchman arrested for impersonating pilot in cockpit at Philadelphia airport

Philippe Jernnard from La Rochelle was on a US Airways plane bound for Florida when the flight crew found him in the jump seat behind the pilot.

Air France sued after pilot ‘insults’ king of Morocco

Moroccan passengers to take airline to court after pilot joked that 'His Majesty the King of Morocco' was delaying their flight from Casablanca.