No Bulgarians Were Aboard Crashed Germanwings Plane - French MFA

According to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, no Bulgarian citizens were featured on the list of passengers, who were on board of the Germanwings plane, which crashed on Tuesday.

At present the same information is being confirmed by the German Foreign Ministry, the press service of Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry informs.

Airbus A320 dived for 18 minutes before crashing

New information has come to light on Wednesday with regard to the horrible tragedy that occurred yesterday, when an Airbus A320 crashed at the Digne Region, south of France, resulting in the death of 150 people.

According to new evidence that emerged today, the aircraft's gradual dive took at least 18 minutes and not 8, as it was originally estimated.

Hollande, Merkel, Rajoy arrive near French Alps crash site

French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy arrived near the site of the German airliner that crashed in the French Alps.
The three leaders, looking sombre and dressed in black, met rescue workers and police outside the crisis centre set up in the wake of Tuesday's disaster, in which 150 people were killed.

Rescue operations restart at French Alps crash site

Search and rescue operations restarted on March 25 at the site where a Germanwings Airbus A320 smashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, an AFP journalist witnessed.
Helicopters took over from a nearby improvised base, heading for the remote area of the Alps where the plane crashed on Tuesday, spreading debris over a wide area.

Swedish football team saved by last minute plane change

The tragic crash of Airbus A320 in mountainous terrain in southeastern France cost the lives of 150 people including 16 students and two infants.
Swedish football team Dalkurd FF from Borlaenge, in central Sweden, was booked to fly home to Sweden on the budget carrier after a trip to Catalonia.
However, their lucky stars made them change their traveling arrangements.

Bulgarian PM, President Express Condolences to Families of Air Crash Victims

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expressed condolences to the families of the victims, who were killed in the Germanwings airplane crash over the French Alps on Tuesday.

Borisov was shocked to learn about the heavy incident, which claimed the lives of 150 people, the government's press service reports.