ALERT A resident of Prads-Haute-Bléone in southern France, described the plane crash location to @francetvinfo: 'This is a difficult area to access. Only helicopters can go, or it takes several hours of walking, at least three'
An Airbus A320 aircraft operated by low-cost airline Germanwings has crashed in the south of France. The aircraft, on route from Barcelona, Spain, to the Germany city of Düsseldorf, came down in the French Alps near Digne. There are believed to be 142 passengers on board, alongside two pilots and four crew.