148 Feared Dead As Lufthansa’s Germanwings Aircraft Crashes in Southern France

An aircraft operated by Lufthansa‘s Germanwings airline crashed in Southern France on Tuesday. All 148 people on board are feared dead, Reuters reports.Speaking on the tragic incident, French President Francois Hollande said:
“There were 148 people on board. The conditions of the accident, which have not yet been clarified, lead us to think there are no survivors. The accident happened in a zone that is particularly hard to access.”
According to reports, “a spokesman for France’s DGAC aviation authority said the airliner crashed near the town of Barcelonnette about 100 km (65 miles) north of the French Riviera city of Nice. A statement from the prime minister’s office said the crash happened in Meolans-Revel, a remote and sparsely inhabited commune in the foothills of the French Alps.”


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