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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by President Barack Obama on the Passenger Plane Crash in Pakistan

I extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of all who died in today’s tragic crash of Air Blue flight ED202 near Islamabad.  Among those who were lost were two American citizens.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those touched by this horrible accident.  The American people stand with the people of Pakistan in this moment of tragedy.