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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Updated on the Plane Crash in San Francisco

Soon after the plane crash in San Francisco, CA, the President was made aware of the incident by Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.  The President will continue to be updated as new information becomes available.  The President expressed his gratitude for the first responders and directed his team to stay in constant contact with the federal, state and local partners as they investigate and respond to this event.  His thoughts and prayers go out to the families who lost a loved one and all those affected by the crash.