Obama says thoughts with Germany, Spain after Germanwings plane crash

March 24, 2015 20:46

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that his thoughts and prayers were with Germany and Spain after a plane crash in the French Alps, calling the incident an "awful tragedy."

The Germanwings Airbus plane from Barcelona to Duesseldorf went down on Tuesday. Obama said that he hoped to also speak with Spain's leader and that US officials are trying to determine whether Americans may have been on board.

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