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Pakistan/helicopter crash in Gilgit-Baltistan

Published on May 12, 2015
Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Spokesman

Paris, May 8, 2015

We were saddened and shocked to learn of the helicopter crash in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan, on Friday 8 May which killed the Norwegian and Philippine ambassadors, the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors’ wives, and the aircraft’s two pilots. Our ambassador to Pakistan, who was travelling in another helicopter, and her husband, are safe and well.

France expresses its condolences to the families and close friends of the victims, and to the countries they were tasked with representing./.

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