Professor Robert Bor
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Pilot suicide 'incredibly rare' - aviation psychologist

One of only three aviation psychologists in the world, has said pilot suicide, thought to be a possible cause of the crash in the French Alps, is "incredibly rare".

Professor Robert Bor explained that there will almost certainly be ways to "piece together" what was happening psychologically to the pilot.

The professor told BBC Breakfast, pilots have to go through very thorough screening before flying, second in its level of rigour only to those who wish to work in the nuclear arms industry.

  • 27 Mar 2015
  • From the section Europe
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