Condolence Statement from State Department Spokesperson on Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight

We extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of those on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. At this time, we can confirm that three U.S. citizens were on board. Officials from the U.S. Embassies in Kuala Lumpur and Beijing are in contact with the individuals’ families. Out of respect for them, we are not providing additional information at this time. The Embassies are working to assess whether additional U.S. citizens may have been on board the flight.

U.S. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki