French media report plane crash in the Alps, 148 aboard

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

PARIS (AP) — The French newspaper La Provence says an Airbus plane with at least 142 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants on board has crashed in the Alps region.

The regional paper cited French civil aviation authorities for the number of people. According to the paper, the plane crashed between Digne et Barcelonnette.

Airbus said it is aware of the reports of a crash but could not confirm.