BEA: Germanwings co-pilot set altitude to A320’s minimum level

Just over 30 minutes into Germanwings flight 4U9525, the captain left the cockpit, according to French investigators. Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, alone on the flight deck, switched the selected altitude from 38,000 ft. to 100 ft.—the minimum value possible on an Airbus A320—and increased the speed of...

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