in the French Alps. At least 142 passengers and six crew were aboard Flight 4U9525.
The French newspaper La Provence says an Airbus plane with at least 142 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants on board has crashed in the Alps region.More
A passenger jet carrying 148 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said. As search-and-rescue teams raced to the remote region, France's president warned that...More
No casualties have been confirmed, but French President Francois Hollande said, "Conditions of the accident are not yet clear but lead us to believe there will be no survivors."
He tweeted his sympathy to those affected by the crash.
The plane took off from Barcelona, Spain, at about 8:55 a.m. GMT and was en route to Dusseldorf, Germany. Officials suspect most of those aboard the plane were German.
The crash site is located near Meolans-Revels, the Associated Press reported, a remote area of the Alps near a popular ski resort. It is midway between the flight's origin and its planned destination.
French officials said they received a distress call from the crew before the crash. Interior Ministry officials said debris has been spotted from the air at about 2,000 meters altitude.
The weather was calm at the time of the crash, French weather reports indicated.?
Germanwings is a low-cost carrier affiliated with Lufthansa.
takes another step to reduce her risks of getting cancer.
In an op-ed for the New York Times, the actress revealed she recently had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed.
She made the decision for the surgery after a blood test detected a possible sign of early cancer.
Two years ago, Jolie underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning she had a rare gene mutation that predisposes her to breast and ovarian cancer.
Jolie lost her mother, grandmother and aunt to cancer, but she is quick to point out that surgery is not the only option for women in similar situations.
Another cold one! Mostly sunny sky
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Rain showers poss. thunder in the morning. Warm and windy afternoon. Rain showers redevelop in the evening High: 63