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Vittorino Andreoli *
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A co-pilot on the Barcellona-Dusseldorf fly, left alone in the cabin when the pilot went to the toilet, locked himself inside the pilots cabin and put into action a premeditatet plan of smashing into the side of the Pyrenees leading to rhe death of himself and 149 passengers. The case will be analyse by the psychiatrist, reading the tragedy as an expression of a delirium of greatness, which characterises the manic phase of a Bipolar Disorder. It shows how thinking that he had the destiny of those people in his hands brought about a titanic condition of omnipotence and at the same time the consideration that his own death would be heroic act that would go down in history. A disorder he had suffered for years and which the airline ignored.

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