At least one Dane on doomed flight

Next of kin have been notified

There was at least one Danish citizen among the 150 people who died when 4U9525 airliner crashed in the Alps in southern France yesterday, killing everyone on board.

The Foreign Ministry has confirmed the news and said that the person’s next of kin had been notified.

Could be more
The Airbus A320 operated by Germanwings disappeared from radar at 10:53, almost an hour after it had departed from Barcelona on its way to Düsseldorf.

“My thoughts and deepest sympathy go to the family and loved ones of the Dane who was on board the ill-fated plane,” Martin Lidegaard, the foreign minister, told DR Nyheder.

“And indeed, my deepest sympathies go out to the next of kin of all the victims. They are going through their worst nightmare at the moment.”

The ministry, which is unable to reveal anything more about the identity of the Dane in the crash, is currently working at identifying whether there were other Danish citizens on board.





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