Germanwings Airbus A320 Flight 4U 9525 Crashes

A Germanwings Airbus A320, Flight 4U 9525 carrying 148 people crashed on Tuesday at 2,000 metres altitude in the Alps after sending out a distress signal at 10.45am (local time) Tuesday.

The debris from the crash has been located and search-and-rescue teams were headed to the crash site at Meolans-Revels.

The plane was travelling from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany.