New York

11 April 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the plane accident in Algeria

It is with great sadness that the Secretary-General learned of the tragic accident involving a military plane this morning near Algiers, in which more than 250 passengers and crew members lost their lives.
The Secretary-General conveys his heartfelt condolences to the family of the victims and to the people and Government of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria.