Georgia ‘deeply saddened’ by French Alps plane crash

Georgia is offering its condolences to everyone affected by the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps., 25 Mar 2015 - 13:26, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia is offering its sympathy to everyone affected by the German plane crash, which smashed into the French Alps.

All 150 passengers and crew on board the Germanwings flight from Barcelona, Spain to Dusseldorf, Germany are presumed dead after it crashed into the French Alps yesterday. The plane, an Airbus A3200, unexpectedly lost altitude and crashed. The plane’s wreckage has been located by rescue teams.

Georgia’s two leaders, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and President Giorgi Margvelashvili have offered their deepest sympathies to everyone affected by the air disaster.

"In this great sorrow, I would like to sincerely express my condolences and express my sympathy to the families and loved ones of the victims of crash,” Garibashvili said.

Margvelashvili said: "I express my deep condolences and my sympathy goes to the families of the victims of the crashed plane in France.”

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia is also offering its condolences to the governments and people of Germany, Spain and other nations whose citizens were on board the plane. The Ministry also expressed its sympathy to the families of the crash victims.