Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro

Statement by the spokesperson on the tragic plane accident suffered by the Chilean Air Force

Brussels, 13/12/2019 - 08:08, UNIQUE ID: 191213_6
Statements by the Spokesperson

A plane accident suffered by the Chilean Air Force on its way to Antarctica caused the loss of 38 lives.

The victims of this terrible accident were travelling to provide logistical support to a key base working on scientific research on the climate crisis, a fundamental work in the fight against climate change.

In this difficult moment, the European Union conveys its deepest condolences to the families of the victims, to the people of Chile and to the country’s authorities.

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