No survivors as Airbus A320 crashes in French Alps –

germanwings-airbus-a320-crashA black box has been found at the crash site of flight 4U9525 that crashed in a remote area of the French Alps killing all 150 on board. Budget carrier Germanwings, owned by Lufthansa, said the Airbus A320 plunged for eight minutes into a snowbound inaccessible mountain area in southeastern France, but French officials said no distress signal had been issued.  Detailing the few facts known so far about the crash, Germanwings executive Thomas Winkelmann told a news conference that the 24-year-old jet had taken off from Barcelona in Spain at 10:01 am (8.01pm AEDT) headed for Dusseldorf in Germany, where it had been scheduled to land at 11:35 am. Read Full Article