Tragic Crash of Ukrainian Airliner in Iran kills British Columbians

VICTORIA (January 8, 2020) – Leader of the Official Opposition, Andrew Wilkinson, released the following statement today on the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752:

“I am deeply saddened by the news that 63 Canadians were amongst the 176 people who lost their lives in the tragic crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 just outside of Tehran.

“My thoughts and condolences are with the loved ones of everyone who was on board Flight 752. We do know some of those lost were from British Columbia’s Persian community, and we are offering our support to the entire community during this terrible time.

“On behalf of the entire BC Liberal Caucus, I want to extend my deepest and most sincere sympathies to the friends and loved ones of all the passengers and flight crew.”

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