TIL of 6 suspected non-hijacked pilot suicides on commercial airlines: Japan Air Lines in 1982 (24 dead), SilkAir in 1997 (104 dead), EgyptAir in 1999 (217 dead), LAM Mozambique Airlines in 2013 (33 dead), Malaysia Airlines in 2014 (289 dead, plane not found), and Germanwings in 2015 (150 dead).

Read more: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/germanwings-crash-pilots-commit-aircraft-assisted-suicide/story?id=29932202

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  1. In the 1982 JAL Flight 350 incident, the pilot actually survived the crash, but was found to have deliberately caused it. He was found not guilty by reason of insanity.

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