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Germany: Merkel confirms she will travel to Germanwings crash site01:04

Germany: Merkel confirms she will travel to Germanwings crash site

Germany, Berlin
March 24, 2015 at 19:55 GMT +00:00 · Published

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that she will travel to the crash site of the Germanwings 4U9525 flight tomorrow while speaking at a press conference in the German Chancellery in Berlin on Tuesday.

Merkel confirmed German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt are already on the way to the region. Finishing her speech, the German leader expressed her condolences, saying it is an hour in which "we all feel great sadness."

The Airbus 320 went down between Digne and Barcelonnette in southern France en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. 142 passengers, two pilots and four cabin crew members were on board the plane when it crashed.

Germany: Merkel confirms she will travel to Germanwings crash site01:04
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that she will travel to the crash site of the Germanwings 4U9525 flight tomorrow while speaking at a press conference in the German Chancellery in Berlin on Tuesday.

Merkel confirmed German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt are already on the way to the region. Finishing her speech, the German leader expressed her condolences, saying it is an hour in which "we all feel great sadness."

The Airbus 320 went down between Digne and Barcelonnette in southern France en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. 142 passengers, two pilots and four cabin crew members were on board the plane when it crashed.

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