Pilots walk by a Lufthansa Airline Arizona Training Center plane at the Phoenix Goodyear Airport in Goodyear, AZ March 26, 2015. (AP/Arizona Republic, Patrick Breen)
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Investigators believe the co-pilot of a German airliner deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps earlier this week, killing all 150 people aboard.While rare, there have been previous such incidents in which a pilot or co-pilot have brought down an aircraft. November 29, 2013: Mozambique Airlines (LAM) flight TM 470 flying from Maputo to Luanda goes down in northeastern Namibia killing 33 .August 21, 1994: The pilot of a Royal Air Maroc jet crashes the plane into the Atlas mountains shortly after taking off from Agadir for Casablanca.A probe concluded that the pilot, who survived, was mentally unstable.Pilot suicide is also among the various hypotheses considered in last year's disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 with 239 people aboard.
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