French prosecutors today laid the blame for the crash on the co-pilot (Picture: EPA)
The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the Franch Alps was today blamed for the disaster.
French prosecutors said Andreas Lubitz refused to let the pilot into the cockpit of the A320 when he was trying to get in.
The co-pilot was alone at the controls of the crashed jet and conscious until impact, Marseille prosecutor Brian Robin said today.
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The flight’s recorder revealed that banging could be heard on the door to the cockpit, followed by screams and then the start of the impact.
‘Victims only realised what was happening at the last moment, because you only hear the screens literally at the last moment,’ said…
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