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Lufthansa flight school knew of crash pilot's depression

2:18am BST - 00:45

The German pilot who killed 150 people, by crashing a plane in the French Alps last week, told officials at a Lufthansa training school in 2009 that he had gone through a period of severe depression, the airline says. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Lufthansa officials admit their flight training school knew that Andreas Lubitz -- the pilot who crashed a plane in the French Alps last week -- had suffered from mental illness. They say Lubitz provided the school with documents in 2009, showing he had gone through a "previous episode of severe depression." Its CEO told reporters last week they knew of no reason why the 27-year-old would deliberately crash a plane. But now, with these press releases published online, questions are being raised about Lufthansa's screening process. Lufthansa says it has passed on their email correspondence with Lubitz, and additional documents, to prosecutors after internal investigations.

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Lufthansa flight school knew of crash pilot's depression

2:18am BST - 00:45