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A rescue helicopter from the French Securite Civile flies over the French Alps during a rescue operation after the crash of an Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes, March 24, 2015.
Jean-Paul Pelissier | Reuters

As more details surrounding the Germanwings plane crash are revealed, the recovery mission in the French Alps continued Thursday.

French prosecutor Brice Robin revealed Thursday that the co-pilot of Flight 4U 9525 was likely to have crashed Airbus plane deliberately. All 150 people aboard are thought to have died.

Experts continued to scour the mountain range near Barcelonnette, a town in the Alpes de Haute-Provence region, for clues as to what caused the tragedy.

Click ahead for pictures of recent developments.

- By CNBC's Katrina Bishop. Getty Images and AFP contributed to this report.

French public prosecutor of Marseille Brice Robin
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French public prosecutor of Marseille, Brice Robin, tells reporters Thursday there was only one pilot in the cockpit of the plane when it crashed. Robin adds that the co-pilot appeared to have refused to let the pilot back into the cabin, and deliberately caused the plane to descend.

German Chancellor Angele Merkel and French President Francois Hollande arrive in Seyne-les-Alpes on March 25, 2015
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German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and French President, Francois Hollande, arrive in Seyne-les-Alpes Wednesday, a day after the German Airbus A320 crashed.

German Chancellor Angele Merkel (C), French President Francois Hollande (3rd L), and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (4th R) meet rescue workers in Seyne-les-Alpes on March 25, 2015.
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Merkel (center), Hollande (third left), and Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy (fourth right), meet rescue workers near the scene of the crash.

Crash site of the Germanwings Airbus A320 in the French Alps.
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What appears to be part of the plane's fuselage is seen in the mountain range.

Search and rescue teams attend to the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus in the French Alps on March 25, 2015.
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Search and rescue teams attend to the crash site of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps.

Journalists wait on a air base in Seyne, the French Alps, a day after a Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed.
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Journalists gather at an air base in Seyne, in the French Alps, Wednesday, as search and rescue operations begins for a second day.

Gendarmerie and French mountain rescue teams arrive near the site of the Germanwings plane crash.
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French mountain rescue teams and gendarmes (military personnel who police the countryside) arrive near the site of the plane crash on Tuesday.

A rescue helicopter from the French Securite Civile flies over the French Alps during a rescue operation after the crash of an Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes, March 24, 2015.
Jean-Paul Pelissier | Reuters

A rescue helicopter from the French Securite Civile flies over the French Alps as the rescue operation gets underway.

A student places a lit candle outside the Josef-Koenig-Gymnasium high school in Haltern am See, March, 24, 2015. Students and teachers at a small-town German high school broke out in ears when they realised that 16 classmates and two teachers were on board an ill-fated Germanwings airplane that crashed in France on Tuesday on a flight home to Duesseldorf.
Kirsten Neumann | Reuters

A student places a lit candle outside the Josef-Koenig-Gymnasium high school in Haltern, Germany. Sixteen children and two teachers from the school were on board the plane.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve listens to a gendarme after arriving by helicopter on a field next to the crash site of an Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes, in the French Alps on March 24, 2015.
Jean-Paul Pelissier | Reuters

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve arrives near the crash site, near Seyne-les-Alpes, in the French Alps.

French firefighters prepare to take-off in Digne-les-Bains for the crash site of an Airbus A320, in the French Alps, March 24, 2015.
Jean-Paul Pelissier | Reuters

French firefighters in the Alpes de Haute Provence prepare to leave for the crash site.

People arrive at a holding area for friends and relatives of passengers on Flight 4U 9525 at Dusseldorf International Airport.
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People arrive at a holding area for friends and relatives of passengers on Flight 4U 9525 at Dusseldorf International Airport.

An electronic board displays non status of Germanwings flight 4U9525
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An electronic board displays the status of Germanwings flight 4U9525 at Dusseldorf International Airport.

A Germanwings Airbus A320 registration D-AIPX is seen at the Berlin airport in this March 29, 2014 file photo. An Airbus plane operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in southern France on Tuesday en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, police and aviation officials said.
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A file photo of a Germanwings Airbus A320, registration D-AIPX, at Berlin airport in March, 2014.