Plane Crash Carrying Lao Government Officials

Press Statement
Jen Psaki
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 18, 2014

We are deeply saddened to hear the news of a plane crash in Laos, which claimed the lives of Lao Government officials and others on board the flight. We extend our deepest condolences to the Government of Laos.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims and with all the people of Laos at this difficult time.