printable banner

U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

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.


Do you already have an account on one of these sites? Click the logo to sign in and create your own customized State Department page. Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ!

OpenID is a service that allows you to sign in to many different websites using a single identity. Find out more about OpenID and how to get an OpenID-enabled account.