外文标题：Germanwings plane crashes in France, up to 150 feared dead
PARIS: An Airbus A320 plane crashed on Tuesday in the southern French Alps, police and aviation officials said.
Sources said the plane belonged to Germanwings, an affiliate of German airline Lufthansa, travelling between Barcelona and Dusseldorf. The single-aisle A320 typically seats 150 to 180 people.
According to reports, 142 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the flight.
No survivors are expected in the plane crash, French President Hollande said.
The French interior ministry said some debris has been found, AFP reported.
The crashed A320 is 24 years old and has been with the parent Lufthansa group since 1991, according to online database airfleets
(Inputs from AFP, Reuters)
Dilip Basumatary (udalguri)
24 years old plane? how old is airworthy for planes?
Harpreet Singh (India)
Times like this you really do pray for a miracle..Let’s hope everyone onboard is safe. May God give courage to their families in this testing time
RIP the departed souls..very very sad
assam.rhino (Out on the Street)
Astonished a bit . Such an advanced country using retrofitted aeroplane ??? !!!!
Rajv timesRajv times (Unknown)
wot the heck! plane crash has so common now.. Landing issues??? Are you guys got degree by reading “Become a pilot in 30 days” ??
fortunately the plane hasnt disappeared this time. at least family members can pay their last respects to the departed!
air travel is becomg more and more unsafe these days
Onthe sideline ()
So sad….I will be flying a lot of A 320 on shorter flights all over the world next few weeks..gives you something to think about……pilot air is usually the problem with budget airlines.
Prathiba GreatPrathiba GreatPrathiba Great (New Delhi)
If it’s confimed, its a sad incident! Our sympathy goes to the victims of the family!!