German prosecutors say they have found documents that show Germanwings co-pilot Andrea Lubitz, who allegedly crashed his aircraft into the French Alps on Tuesday, was receiving medical treatment. Nathan Frandino reports.
New details are emerging from the homes linked to Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot officials believe deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps on Tuesday. German prosecutor Christoph Kumpa says documents have been found showing that Lubitz was receiving medical treatment. (SOUNDBITE) (German) PROSECUTOR CHRISTOPH KUMPA SAYING: "The fact there were torn up sick notes among other things, that were found, which were recent and even from the day of the crime, support the assumption based on the preliminary examination that the deceased hid his illness from his employer and his professional colleagues." The revelation follows allegations by French prosecutors that Lubitz may have locked the captain out of the cockpit and steered the Germanwings flight from Barcelona to Duesseldorf into its fatal descent, killing all 150 people on board. Officials say the captain can be heard on the flight recordings trying to force his way back inside. German prosecutors say there are no signs of any political or religious motives that may have influenced Lubitz and they have not found a suicide note... but they say that a full evaluation of the documents would take some days.