A German Airbus A320 plane carrying around 146 passengers crashed in Paris on Tuesday, 24 March in the southern French Alps of the city, confirmed by police and aviation officials.
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According to sources the crashed plane belonged to German wings, which is an affiliate of German Airline Lufthansa and was traveling between Barcelona and Dusselforg, around 142 passengers and 6 crew members were on board in the flight. None of the survivor is expected in the plane crash and fearing death of all the passengers, French President told.
- The Airbus was reportedly flying to a height of 38,000 feet initially before it started plummeting down. It lost signal at the height of 6,800 feet, reported by Flightradar24.
- The flight Airbus went off the radars at 09:39 UTC in the French Alps according to the reports.
- According to some local reports, there was no signal of a technical fault or distress issued by the Airbus 320 before getting crushed.
- The speed of the plane was also within the standard range of about 3000-4000 feet per minute, the Flightradar24 reported.
- Sources said the plane belonged to German Wings, an affiliate of German airline Lufthansa, traveling between Barcelona and Dusseldorf. The single-aisle A320 typically seats 150 to 180 people.
- According to a local La Provence newspaper reports, 142 passengers and 6 crew members were on board in the flight.
- No survivors are expected in the plane crash, French President Hollande said.
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