Lion was right about Andreas Lubitz!!!!
As you know, almost immediately after the crash, I said that Andreas Lubtiz had schizophrenia and had a psychotic episode while the flight.
A year later, the official report is mostly in agreement with me.
On 10 March 2015, the same physician diagnosed a possible psychosis and recommended psychiatric hospital treatment.
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The BEA investigation concluded that the process for medical certification of pilots, in particular self-reporting in case of decrease in medical fitness between two periodic medical evaluations, did not succeed in preventing the co-pilot, who was experiencing mental disorder with psychotic symptoms, from exercising the privilege of his licence.
In particular an interview with the co-pilot’s relatives and his private physicians was impossible, as they exercised their right to refuse to be interviewed by the BEA and/or the BFU. However, the majority of the team of experts consulted by the BEA agreed that the limited medical information available may be consistent with the co-pilot having suffered from a psychotic depressive episode that started in December 2014, which lasted until the day of the accident. Other forms of mental ill-health cannot be excluded and a personality disorder is also a possibility.
They are calling it psychotic depression instead of schizophrenia, but I was close enough, they officially imply that he was experiencing a psychotic episode on the flight.
To all the obnoxious commenters who told me I don’t know crap about psychiatry, well a big F-YOU, I was right.
Unfortunately, we still don’t completely know everything there is to know about what Lubitz was suffering from because everyone refused to talk.
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Psychosis is a serious mental disorder characterized by thinking and emotions that are so impaired, that they indicate that the person experiencing them has lost contact with reality.
People who are psychotic have false thoughts (delusions) and/or see or hear things that are not there (hallucinations). These are referred to as “positive” symptoms; “negative” symptoms like loss of motivation and social withdrawal can also occur.
These experiences can be frightening and may cause people who are suffering from psychosis to hurt themselves or others. It is important to see a doctor right away if you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of psychosis.