Andreas Lubitz, the German co-driver suspected of having brought about the fall of the A320 killing 150 people, was looking for a treatment for his vision problems, according to the New York Times . According to the American newspaper, the first officer had consulted doctors for eye problems that could jeopardize its future driver.
The 28 year old man had also been treated for psychiatric disorders, and have hidden his employer that he was sick on the day of the crash. The investigation does not mean that his problems were psychosomatic view and therefore linked to psychological problems.
At this stage of the investigation, it is impossible to determine the severity of his vision problems, or whether they were the cause of her depression.
Medicines for mental disorders found Andres Lubitz
The German police found “many drugs” for the treatment of mental illness in the home of Andreas Lubitz, during their search conducted at the apartment of the young man in Düsseldorf, said Saturday the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag . The young man had also been supported by “many neurologists and psychiatrists,” the newspaper quoted a “senior investigator”. It would have suffered severe stress and was severely depressed, according to personal documents operated by the investigators.
In addition, the police were interrogating “right now” even friends, colleagues and acquaintances copilot, writes the Welt am Sonntag .
When asked by AFP, the French and German investigators wished neither confirm nor deny this information.