German and Spanish police officers at a memorial for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash in Le Vernet. Photo: AFP German and Spanish police officers at a memorial for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash in Le Vernet. Photo: AFP
German and Spanish police officers at a memorial for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash in Le Vernet. Photo: AFP

Psychological tests for pilots can never prevent crashes, say experts

Germanwings crash sparks calls for pilots to be psychologically screenedmore regularly but even tighter safety protocols may have limited effect

German and Spanish police officers at a memorial for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash in Le Vernet. Photo: AFP German and Spanish police officers at a memorial for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash in Le Vernet. Photo: AFP
German and Spanish police officers at a memorial for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash in Le Vernet. Photo: AFP
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