World Lufthansa A320 crashes in French Alps, 148 on board, no survivors expected

A Germanwings Airbus A320, a lower-cost unit of Lufthansa, carrying 148 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said.

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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 no survivors were expected.