Germanwings airliner crashes in French Alps



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

Germanwings A320. Illustration photoThe jet belongs to the German low-cost airline Germanwings.

The plane was reported to be carrying 142 passengers and six crew members.

Both Airbus and Germanwings have said they aware of the reports but cannot yet confirm them. More info