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French media report Airbus plane crash in the Alps region, authorities say 148 people on board

  • FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014  an Airbus A 320 of the German airline Germanwings is parked at the airport in Cologne, Germany, as their pilots went on strike. French President Francois Hollande said no survivors are likely in the Alpine crash of a passenger jet carrying 148 people.  The Germanwings passenger jet crashed Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in the French Alps region as it traveled from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, French officials.   (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 an Airbus A 320 of the German airline Germanwings is parked at the airport in Cologne, Germany, as their pilots went on strike. French President Francois Hollande said no survivors are likely in the Alpine crash of a passenger jet carrying 148 people. The Germanwings passenger jet crashed Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in the French Alps region as it traveled from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, French officials. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - The Oct. 16, 2014 file photo shows counters of German airline Germanwings at the airport in Cologne, Germany.  An Airbus plane of Germanwings with at least 142 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants on board has crashed in the Alps region Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)

    FILE - The Oct. 16, 2014 file photo shows counters of German airline Germanwings at the airport in Cologne, Germany. An Airbus plane of Germanwings with at least 142 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants on board has crashed in the Alps region Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo an Airbus 320 of Germanwings is parked at the airport as their pilots went on strike in Duesseldorf, Germany.  A Germanwings Airbus plane with at least 142 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants on board has crashed in the Alps region Tuesday, March 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo an Airbus 320 of Germanwings is parked at the airport as their pilots went on strike in Duesseldorf, Germany. A Germanwings Airbus plane with at least 142 passengers, two pilots and four flight attendants on board has crashed in the Alps region Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)  (The Associated Press)

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.