Live: Germanwings crash in Alps
A Germanwings airliner carrying 144 passengers and six crew has crashed in the French Alps. France’s transport minister says there are no survivors. Angela Merkel will travel to the crash site tomorrow.
All times in local Central European Time (GMT&UTC +1).
19:30 – Emergency counselor Justus Münster spoke to DW-TV moments ago.
19:22 – US President Barack Obama offers condolences to Germany and Spain after the Germanwings plane crash and US assistance.
19:18 – Germanwings CEO Thomas Winkelmann could not provide any information about the nationalities of passengers who were on board of the flight from Barcelona.
19:15 – Thomas Winkelmann said the plane went into a steep eight-minute descent before hitting the ground. He told reporters that an initial count indicated there were 67 German citizens on board.
19:11- Together with German Foreign Office, Germanwings is trying to get more information about the victims at the moment, who didn’t provide any contact details, Winkelman said. Another press conference is announced for tomorrow.
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Source News: DW