STATEMENT: Crash Of Flight KGL-9268, Sunday 1 November 2015

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THE HON TANYA PLIBERSEK MP
DEPUTY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION
SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS
AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
MEMBER FOR SYDNEY
 
 

 

CRASH OF FLIGHT KGL-9268

Labor is shocked by the news that flight KGL-9268 has crashed over Egypt, killing all 224 people on board.

Our thoughts are with all those who have lost loved ones.

Reports that an Islamic State affiliated organisation has claimed responsibility are extremely concerning.

There must be a fast, comprehensive investigation to determine the cause of the crash.  The Australian Government should do everything it can to assist.