STATEMENT: Crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in Southern France (March 24)

STATEMENT BY JEN PSAKI, SPOKESPERSON

March 24, 2015

Crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in Southern France

We are saddened by the news that Germanwings flight 9525 crashed in southern France on its way from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany.  We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the 150 people on board.  We are reviewing whether any U.S. citizens were aboard the flight.  The United States stands ready to offer assistance and support to the governments of France, Germany, and Spain as they investigate this tragedy.