An Airbus A320 plane operated by Germanwings, an affiliate of Lufthansa, crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board.
A police officer escorts people at Duesseldorf airport March 24, 2015. Lufthansa's budget carrier Germanwings confirmed its flight 4U9525 from Barcelona to Duesseldorf crashed in the French Alps. It said on its Twitter feed that 144 passengers and six crew members were on board the Airbus A320 aircraft. (Reuters)
We have been informed of an accident involving an A320 Family aircraft and all efforts are now going towards assessing the situation.— Airbus (@Airbus) March 24, 2015
INFO: We have recently become aware of media reports speculating on an incident though we still do not have any own confirmed information...— Germanwings (@germanwings) March 24, 2015