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French media report plane crash in the Alps; 148 on board

Breaking: A320 from Barcelona to Dusseldorf is down in the French Alps


Associated Press
March 24, 2015 3:03PM (UTC)

PARIS -- 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.

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


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