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Andreas Lubitz’s health timeline


Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed his plane in the French Alps, killing 150 people on March 24.

2009: Andreas Lubitz breaks off pilot training while still in his early 20’s after suffering “depressions and anxiety attacks”, the German tabloid Bild reports, quoting Lufthansa medical files. He resumes training after 18 months of treatment, according to Bild.

2013: Andreas Lubitz qualifies “with flying colors” as pilot, according to Lufthansa.

2013-2015: Medical file quoted by Bild marks Andreas Lubitz as requiring “specific regular medical examination” but no details are given.

Photo BILD

Photo BILD

February 2015: Andreas Lubitz undergoes diagnosis at Duesseldorf University Clinic for an unspecified illness; clinic has clarified the illness was not depression.

March 10, 2015: Andreas Lubitz again attends Duesseldorf University Clinic.

March 24, 2015: Andrea Lubitz is believed to have deliberately crashed airliner, killing himself and 149 others.

March 26, 2015: Prosecutors announce that two sick notes have been found torn up at Andreas Lubitz’s addresses in Germany.

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