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EUD Press Release: Germanwings plane crash

EUD Press Release: Germanwings plane crash

Bern, Switzerland [B. Vertallier, CD EUDNews, EUD COM/PR Team]. March 24, 2015. A Germanwings Airbus A320 plane carrying at least 148 people crashed Tuesday in the foothills of the Alps in southeastern France, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told re

March 24, 2015 | B. Vertallier, CD EUDNews, EUD COM/PR Team.

Bern, Switzerland [B. Vertallier, CD EUDNews, EUD COM/PR Team]. March 24, 2015.

A Germanwings Airbus A320 plane carrying at least 148 people crashed Tuesday in the foothills of the Alps in southeastern France, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told reporters.

Valls said he fears those aboard the flight from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany -- 142 passengers and six crew members -- may be dead.

French President Francois Hollande also said no survivors were expected. The plane crashed near Digne-les-Bains, in the Alpes de Haute Provence region, Valls said.

"The conditions of the accident are not yet clear but lead us to believe there will be no survivors," Hollande said.

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said there was a "high number of Spaniards, Germans and Turks" on the doomed Germanwings flight.

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Inter-European region wants to express its deepest sympathy and extend its heartfelt condolences to the families of all victims. We participate in their pain and pray that the Lord may comfort and relieve their hearts.

Through its local churches and institutions - both in Spain and Germany - the Adventist Church is ready to offer assistance and support to each person involved in that terrible plane crash.

Bruno Vertallier, Inter-European Division’s President of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, mourns with the families of the victims of this tragic event. “I trusts that you will find the necessary support to go through this terrible reality of being cut from your loved ones. I grieve with you."

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