It became known that the Lufthansa plane crashed near the metropolis of Barcelonnette. The aircraft abruptly lost altitude, and according to unconfirmed information, crashed in the Alps.
It became known that the aircraft on Board which were 148 people, disappeared from radar controllers at 11:20 local time. Later it became known that the A320 aircraft performing a flight from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, was wrecked in the South of France.
According to our information, the Board, which belonged to the German Lufthansa crashed as a result of the collision with the Alps in the region of Digne-Les-Bains, according to the newspaper Le figaro. In this region were seen in the morning is not very large precipitation and partly cloudy.
Similarly service Flightaware says that the ship is owned by Germanwings in the last phase of their own flight began to lose altitude rapidly. Before the crash, the plane fell from almost 40 thousand feet to 25 thousand feet. Then the data from the vessel to flow stopped.
Aboard the plane, according to various sources, could be from 148 to 150 people. Were there any among them that the people of Russia, it turns out.
The wreckage of the plane A320 that crashed in the South-East of France, determined in the district of the metropolis Barcelonnette, informs France-Presse. According to some, the debris scattered in a radius of a couple of kilometers. The government Franceyou approved the precedent of the crash.
The crashed Airbus belonged to the company was EN route from Dusseldorf to Barcelona. The crash happened in the Alpes de Haute Provence. According to local media reports, the crew sent a distress call before the crash.
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