Their Majesties the King and Queen send condolences to Russia over plane crash


BANGKOK – His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej has conveyed grief and sympathy over the crash of a Russian passenger plane in Egypt which has claimed 224 lives on board. 

In a royal message to the President of the Russian Federation, His Majesty t he King said, “The Queen and I are deeply saddened by reports of the crash of Kogalymavia Airlline Flight KGL9268 in the Arab Republic of Egypt which caused immense loss of lives.”

“We wish to extend our heartfelt sympathy and condolences to your Excellency and through you to all the members of the bereaved families who have suffered irreplaceable loss from this tragedy,” His Majesty said.