Search Teams Recover Black Box of Crashed Germanwings Plane

Search and rescue teams recovered one of the black boxes of the Germanwings airplane, which crashed over the French Alps on Tuesday.

The Airbus A320 was conducting flight 4U 9525 from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, when it crashed between Digne and Barcelonnette after an eight-minute descent, killing all 150 people on board.

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.

German Chancellor Merkel expresses sorrow for Germanwings crash

German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a press conference in Cologne, on the Alps airliner disaster. She expressed her deep sorrow for the accident.


“We are in shock. We are mourning. We are doing everything so that relatives have all the help they require”, stated the German Chancellor on the crash of the Germanwings aircraft.


ForMin Aurescu sends condolences to families of victims of French Alps aircrash; activates crisis cell

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu has sent, on Tuesday, his condolences to the families of passengers aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps.

Photo credit: (c) Ilie BUMBAC / AGERPRES PHOTO

"It is a great loss and tragedy", said Aurescu, in a tweet.

Hollande: No survivors likely in Airbus crash in French Alps

French President Francois Hollande said that he believed none of the 148 people on board the Germanwings' airbus that crashed on Tuesday in the French Alps has survived.

Noting that the crash happened in a zone that is particularly hard to access, the French President characterized the accident as a "tragedy in our soil"