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Germanwings releases details on passengers in Alps crash

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  •   03-26-2015  8:39 am
Germanwings releases details on passengers in Alps crash

Following yesterday’s deadly crash in the French Alps, Germanwings released details about the nationalities of passengers on the flight, in which all 150 people aboard are feared dead.

At a press conference yesterday, the carrier announced that the majority of passengers were from Germany (72) and Spain (35). According to a report in The Telegraph, other passengers identified were from countries including the U.K., U.S., Iran, Argentina, Australia, Israel, Venezuela, Colombia, Japan, Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium and Mexico. So far, no Canadian passengers have been identified.

The aircraft’s heavily-damaged black box has also been found at the crash site in the French Alps, where the Barcelona-Dusseldorf flight went down after issuing a distress call at 10:45 a.m. local time yesterday morning.

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