An Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday, March 24, between Barcelonnette and Digne, French aviation officials and police have said.
The jet belongs to the German airline Germanwings, a subsidiary of Lufthansa.
Francois Hollande, French President said, “The conditions of the accident, which have not yet been clarified, lead us to think there are no survivors.”
He said the crash was a tragedy, adding that the area was very difficult to access.
The plane issued a distress call at 10:47 (09:47 GMT), the French interior ministry said, although details have not been released.
The French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, said that details of the reported crash remained unclear and Bernard Cazeneuve, interior minister has headed to the region.Follow Us on Social Media