No survivors among 150 people aboard crashed Airbus in France

The Airbus A320 belonging to the German low-cost airline Germanwings, subsidiary of Lufthansa crashed in the French Alps with 150 passengers and crew on board. The plane was en route from Barcelona to Dusseldorf and came down near Digne in the southern French Alps. The cause of the crash is unknown. A brief distress call was received from the pilot from a low altitude with no information of what was wrong.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says a helicopter has managed to land near where the passenger plane crashed and has found there were no survivors.Gilbert Sauvan, of the local council, told Les Echos newspaper, “The plane is disintegrated.”

 

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