Germanwings announces with the deepest regret that, according to the information currently available, its Airbus A320 aircraft operating Flight 4U 9525 from Barcelona to Düsseldorf suffered an accident above the French Alps at around 11:00 local time today (Tuesday 24 March). According to current information, there were 144 passengers and six crew members on board.
Members of the families of the passengers involved can obtain personal information by calling the toll-free hotline on 00800 11 33 55 77.
Everyone at Germanwings and Lufthansa is deeply shocked and saddened by these events. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the passengers and the crew members.
We will provide further information as soon as this is available. All the latest information will also be published online at www.germanwings.com.
Germanwings Press Office 24.03.15