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Updated On: Friday, 20 April 2018

Secretary-General Saddened to Learn of Deadly Plane Accident in Algiers

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

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.


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