Why would Germanwings pilots refuse to fly? (1:40s in the video below) Think about it! When it really was a suicide by co-pilot (which I seriously doubt), there is no reason for Germanwings’ pilots to refuse to fly. What would be a good reason for Germanwings pilots to refuse to fly? Pilots are selected based on their ability to handle stress situation calm and rationally. So, if a colleague commits suicide, are these pilots expected to continue to do their jobs? Yes, that is part of their job requirements.
Why would they refuse to do their jobs?