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Rescuers struggle to recover bodies in French Alps crash

Investigators are also racing to establish the cause of a crash that didn't follow any typical disaster pattern

Employees of Germanwings paying respects to the victims of the crash, which is the deadliest on French soil since 1981.

Seyne-les-Alpes, France

FRENCH helicopters searched for bodies and wreckage of the Airbus A320 that crashed in rugged terrain in the French Alps while en route to Germany from Spain.

About 600 gendarmes, firemen and medical staff, including about 10 forensic experts, are involved