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On-line condolences for Iran plane crash

Fort Macleod and district residents can add their condolences to friends and family of people killed in a plane crash in Iran

People are invited to pay tribute to the victims of the Flight PS752 crash by sharing their sympathies and support through an on-line condolence book.

“Our province is united in the grief and compassion we feel for the families and friends of the Albertans lost in the crash,” Premier  Jason Kenney said.

“We’re making this on-line condolence page available so the people of our province can come together in love and support as we begin the long, difficult journey of healing.”

The on-line condolence page is available for two weeks at https://www.alberta.ca/messages-of-condolence-for-victims-of-the-iran-plane-crash.cfm.

The condolences will be shared with the Iranian Heritage Society.

The plane crashed shortly after takeoff Wednesday from the airport in Tehran, killing 176 people aboard including 63 Canadians.

“The news of the Ukrainian International Airlines crash is devastating,” Foothills MP John Barlow said in a new release.

“The loss of 176 passengers aboard, including 63 fellow Canadians is heartbreaking. I extend my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of all those who lost someone in this tragic crash.”

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