German plane crashes in French Alps, 148 onboard

04:01 PM | 24 Mar, 2015
German plane crashes in French Alps, 148 onboard
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FRENCH ALPS (Web Desk) - 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.

French television reported that aircraft belongs to the German low-cost airline, Germanwings, which is wholly owned by Lufthansa.

The local La Provence newspaper said the Airbus A320 was carrying 142 passengers, two pilots and four cabin crew, citing aviation officials.

Germanwings and Lufthansa were not immediately available for a comment. Airbus had no immediate comment.