Five stories, when the pilots deliberately smashed planes
• Five stories, when the pilots deliberately smashed planes
March 24, in the French Alps plane crashed Airbus A320 of the German budget airline Germanwings. On board were 144 passengers and 6 crew members. It is believed that all of them died. Two days later, the French prosecutor's office announced that the second pilot of the plane, 28-year-old Andreas Lubicz is likely intentionally sent the plane to the ground. The investigation has yet to establish the motive of his action. One thing is for sure - it's not the first time that the basic version of the crash become suicide pilots.
February 9, 1982, before reaching Tokyo, crashed aircraft McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61 Japan Airlines Company. The cause of the crash, according to investigators, was that one of the pilots, Katadzhiri Seiji involved in air reverse motor devices that are used when braking. Of the 174 people on board, 24 were killed. The plane crashed into the water. Seiji escaped, posing as rescuers passenger. Later he was found. Doctors discovered he had a mental illness.
August 21, 1994. The aircraft ATR-42 Royal Air Maroc Airlines crashed ten minutes after departure from Agadir. According to investigators, at an altitude of 16,000 feet the pilot Jonas Hayat disconnected the autopilot deliberately and directed the plane to the ground. As a result of the crash killed 44 people. Pilots Union Morocco contested these conclusions, arguing that the pilot was in adequate condition before the flight, and never showed signs of frustration and unhappiness in personal life or at work. The plane was Kuwaiti prince, who was the brother of the country's defense minister. December 19, 1997. Boeing 737-36N airline SilkAir fell by performing flight on Tangerang- Singapore.
The authorities of Indonesia have failed to establish the cause of the crash. In 2000, the National Safety Council in the United States has made transport an opinion on this accident. It pointed out that one of the crew members (most likely captain) mute sound in the cockpit, the plane moved in manual operation and sent him down. It later transpired that the ship's captain had financial problems. In a plane crash killed 97 passengers and 7 crew members.
October 31, 1999 in the Atlantic Ocean crashed Boeing 767 airline EgyptAir. The plane was flying from Los Angeles to Cairo via New York. The National Council for safety on US transport by examining the black box materials, came to the conclusion that the co-pilot Gamil El trampoline deliberately shut off the engine when the aircraft commander left the cockpit. Before that, the co-pilot repeated seven times: "I trust in the Lord." Back in the cabin, the commander asked the copilot, "You shut off the engine?" and then I took over the helm. The plane began to climb, but the co-pilot kept pulling the wheel down. The reason for such actions of the pilot has not been established. As a result of the disaster killed 217 people. No one survived.
November 29, 2013 Embraer 190AR aircraft airline LAM Mozambique Airlines crashed in Bwabwata National Park National Park. The investigation revealed that at the time of the disaster in the cockpit was only the captain of the aircraft, and the door to it was closed on the lock. It is assumed that the captain entered the team, which led to a sharp decline in aircraft. As a result of the crash killed 27 passengers and 6 crew members. According to rumors, the pilot had problems in the family, and for a year before the crash killed his son.