Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Crash of an Airbus A320 in the Southern Alps – Europe 1

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An Airbus A320 Germanwings company, providing the connection Barcelona-s Dusseldorf ‘crashed in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Barcelonnette in the sector, according to the European Information 1. Two helicopters gendarmerie confirmed to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have spotted the unit near Prads-Haute-Bléone between Digne-les-Bains and Barcelonnette. This flight had 142 passengers on board, plus two pilots and four flight attendants. The causes of the accident remain to be determined.

crash of an Airbus A320 in the south of the Alps


“There are no survivors,” according to Alain Vidal “What we know for. now, is that this plane was the link-Dusseldorf Barcelona gave a distress signal at 10:47, at a time when he was already a very worrying altitude of 5,000 feet. Then the plane crashed near the town of Prads. The plane was spotted. It crashed in a place that is inaccessible by road, “detailed the microphone of Europe 1, the Secretary of State for Transport, Alain Vidal . “No one could lead to the aircraft at the time of speaking. Simply, the helicopter flight allowed to see the carcass of the aircraft and some bodies around the plane,” t- he said. A witness told Europe 1: “I saw a plane flying a little lower than usual, that’s what caught my attention”

“Number of. German victims likely “according to Holland. ” There were 148 people on board, the conditions of the accident are not yet clear suggest there would be no Survivor, “lamented François Hollande to 12 hours. “It is likely that there are many German victims,” ​​said the head of state, adding that the accident had occurred in a “particularly difficult access area.” “If there are dwellings concerned we will know in the coming hours.”

Fears of Valls, Cazeneuve on site. “We do not know the reasons of course this crash course we are concerned that the 142-150 passengers and navigation personnel are now deceased saw the conditions of the crash, “said Prime minsitre Manuel Valls Tuesday. “The interior minister immediately went there and I just asked the activation of the interministerial crisis,” said the head of government shortly after the announcement of the accident.

Place Beauvau has also indicated that triggered the Sater plan to rescue Aero-Terrestrial, implying a strong mobilization of air assets search and rescue.

A link Barcelona to Dusseldorf. The apparatus of low cost airline Lufthansa, took off from Barcelona to 10:01, and had to Düsseldorf in northern Germany. The plane disappeared from radar screens at about 11:15. Research is currently underway.

According to the air traffic monitoring site in real time Flightradar, the plane had flown safely go Tuesday morning. It took off from Düsseldorf to land at 6:45 in Barcelona at 8:55.

The company ignores the reasons for the crash. At 11:50 am on Twitter and German Germanwings company said they learned of the crash by the media stating they did not have specific information. The company then referred to its website indicating that it would be constantly updated about the situation.

The head of the German Lufthansa airline group, Carsten Spohr, has meanwhile indicated, again via Twitter “not knowing what had happened.” “My deepest sympathy to the families and friends of the passengers and crew. (…) If our fears are confirmed, it is a black day for Lufthansa, we hope to find survivors,” wrote the boss on behalf of society. This would be the first crash of a low-cost flight Europe 1, said a source at Air France to Europe 1.


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