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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 4, 2001

President's Statement on Sibir Airlines Crash
Statement by the President
Plane Crash Into the Black Sea

    I was deeply saddened to learn today of the crash of a Sibir Airlines passenger aircraft, flying from Tel Aviv to Novosibirsk.  My heartfelt sympathies and those of the American people are with the people of Israel and Russia, and the families of the many victims of this tragedy.

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