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    Psaki Confirms Third US Citizen Among Victims of A320 Crash in France

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    Earlier on Wednesday, the State Department announced two US citizens were among the victims of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — A third US Citizen was onboard the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday, US Department of State spokesperson Jen Psaki told journalists.

    “We can also confirm that a third US citizen was onboard the flight,” Psaki said on Wednesday. “We are in touch with the family but are not releasing the name at this time out of respect for the family.”

    Earlier on Wednesday, the State Department announced two US citizens were among the victims of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash.

    The airplane was en route from Barcelona to Dusseldorf but it crashed in Southern France on Tuesday. All 150 passengers and crew on board the flight died in the crash.

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said earlier on Wednesday that nationals of the United States, the United Kingdom, Morocco and Argentina were among the victims.

     

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