Passenger plane reportedly crashes in southern French Alps


A Germanwings Airbus 320, like the one pictured above, crashed in the French Alps while en route to Dusseldorf, Germany from Barcelona, Spain. Photo Courtesy of

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PARIS (March 24, 2015) — The French newspaper La Provence says an Airbus plane with at least 142 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants on board has crashed in the Alps region.

The Germanwings flight was traveling from Barcelona to Dusseldorf when it crashed between Digne et Barcelonnette, the paper said. It cited French civil aviation authorities for the number of people.

Airbus said it is aware of the reports of a crash but could not confirm.

The French President says there are likely “no survivors.”

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