French prosecutors expand Germanwings probe

French investigators said they were expanding their Germanwings crash probe to see if anyone could be held liable for manslaughter, as it emerged the pilot had seen seven doctors in the month before the disasterFrench investigators said they were expanding their Germanwings crash probe to see if anyone could be held liable for manslaughter, as it emerged the pilot had seen seven doctors in the month before the disaster. Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings pilot who ploughed his plane into the French Alps, saw 41 doctors over the course of five years, French prosecutor Brice Robin said in Paris after meeting some 200 of the victims’ relatives. “The French penal code forbids me from opening a judicial enquiry for murder because the perpetrator is dead,” said Robin, who appointed three investigative judges to lead the manslaughter probe.

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