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Germanwings confirms: 2 Americans among dead

A plane crash in the French Alps killed all 150 aboard.

Germanwings airline confirmed Wednesday morning two Americans were among the dozens killed in a plane crash in the French Alps.

Previously, the French prime minister had said only one American was among the 150 on board the Germanwings flight that went down Tuesday. The U.S. State Department has not confirmed the death of the Americans, and no information has been released about their identities.

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Also among the dead: Two babies, the airline said, ABC News reported.

French President Francois Hollande said shortly after the crash there were “apparently no survivors.”

Airline officials, meanwhile, say they expect to recover the voice recorder by Thursday. Emergency responders are working hard to sift through the debris for clues to the reason of the crash, but their efforts are being hampered by the remoteness of the location.