co-pilot


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co-pilot

A pilot who is not the pilot-in-command, or is a trainee pilot, and is on board in any piloting capacity.
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Mr Spohr, said: "The co-pilot interrupted his training for six years, I would be interested to know why.
French prosecutors said that, according to evidence from the cockpit voice recorder, co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 28, deliberately put the Germanwings-operated plane into a descent after the captain had left the cockpit.
Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said the co-pilot was alone at the controls and "intentionally" sent the plane into the doomed descent.
Then the 27-year-old co-pilot took control of the jet as requested.
Insiders say Indonesian captain Iriyanto had taken the unusual step of getting up to pull a circuit-breaker and cut power to one of the plane's automated systems - leaving his lessexperienced French co-pilot, Remy Plesel, to fly the Airbus A320.
The co-pilot was supposed to ensure the aircraft flew on its assigned path.
The prayers for pilot and co-pilot, Major Yasir and Captain Murtaza, were said at the Army ground near Multan airport today morning.
In a condolence message to Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, the, President has said, "I am saddened to learn about the tragic crash a MIG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir today, in which the pilot, Squadron Leader Raghu Bansi, lost his life and the co-pilot suffered serious injuries.
The co-pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 made a desperate call from his mobile phone as the plane was flying low near Penang, in the morning it vanished, a new twist into the missing flight's investigation reveals.
The pilot and the co-pilot were injured as a result of the incident," said Nievas.
Ethiopian authorities said Monday they would immediately seek the extradition from Switzerland of Hailemedhin Abera, the Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot who hijacked an aircraft with 200 passengers on board earlier in the day.