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Rescue Teams Search Rugged French Alps for Crash Site

150 people were feared dead after anairliner crashed in the French Alps, in what would be worst plane disaster in mainland France in four decades.
Image: A rescue helicopter from the French Securite Civile flies over the French Alps during a rescue operation following the crash of an Airbus A320
A rescue helicopter from the French Securite Civile flies over the French Alps during a rescue operation after the crash of an Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes, March 24, 2015. JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER / Reuters

A French civil security services helicopter flies in southeastern France near the site where a Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed in the French Alps. It is feared that all 150 people aboard the German airliner were killed when it crashed near a ski resort, in what would be worst plane disaster in mainland France in four decades.

Helicopters of the French Air Force and civil security services are lined up in Seyne, southeastern France, on March 24, 2015, near the site where a Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed in the French Alps.ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP - Getty Images