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Alps plane crash: 'Everyone is in a state of shock'

The ski winter season is ending in the ski resort of Pra Loup just two kilometres away from the place where the Germanwings plane crashed on Tuesday.

Some of the ski patrollers working on the slopes heard the loud noise of a plane engine as the airliner crashed in the nearby valley.

Emilien Cesarano, 30, is originally from Paris but has been a season worker in Pra Loup for the past 8 years.

He told the BBC how the whole region was shocked by that tragic accident and described the difficulties of the research operations in the area.

Video Journalist: Bruno Boelpaep

  • 25 Mar 2015
  • From the section Europe
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