Air fluke experts have delivered their final report on the Germanwings act of God of a year ago and recommend stripping away tient-doctor confidentiality to stop hatchet man pilots like Andreas Lubitz from flying.
Deeply dejected Lubitz, 27, exploited this confidentiality to avoid being deposited.
On March 24 last year he was flying despite being listed off sick and steered a jetliner flying from Barcelona to Duesseldorf into a French mountainside, debilitating himself and 149 others on board.
The French report, read to relatives of the middle at a special meeting held in Bonn on Saturday, said that this confidentiality obligation be “tested” in individual cases and, if necessary, airlines informed directly by doctors if their stick are unfit to fly.
The official report is due to be released in ris today.
The report remote recommended that pilots suffering depression were to be “encouraged” by their outfits to reveal their illnesses without fear of losing their employments.
If they could not fly, the report recommends offering them alternative asses at similar y.
French investigators said Lubitz did not ss on certificates stating why he was ill to his director Lufthansa, the owners of Germanwings.
The report went on to detail the final considerations of the crash: the captain of the flight locked out of the cabin by Lubitz so he could blast the machine, the heavy knocking of the skipper as he tried to get back to the controls, the toughs of screaming ssengers as the plane began heading for the mountainside at over 500mph.
Investigators plugged also looking at the locking mechanisms of cockpit doors to see if there was a way for them to be unlatched from the outside without compromising flight security.
German ambience reported that relatives were “deeply affected” by the report and multitudinous left the meeting venue in tears.
Dr. Christof Wellens, a lawyer exemplifying 34 families who lost loved ones in the disaster, was critical that forensic representatives like him were barred from the meeting so “critical questions” could not be prayed.
He added; “Conclusions in this case must be drawn and executed into national law so that such a thing does not happen again.”