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German Airliner with 150 People Crashes in Southern France

Published: March 24, 2015; 11:30 · Updated: March 24; 14:45 · (Vindobona)

An Airbus A320 airliner of German low-cost airline Germanwings crashed in the French Alps near Digne carrying 144 passengers and six crew members. "All 150 feared dead" says Fancois Hollande. It is unclear whether Austrian passengers were on board.

Germanwings with 148 People crashes in Southern France / Picture: © Google Maps

An Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps near Digne, French aviation officials and police have said.

The jet belongs to the German low-cost airline Germanwings.

The plane was reported to be carrying 144 passengers and six crew members.

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