Teamsters Mourn Loss of Union Brothers in UPS Jet Crash in Dubai

September 3, 2010: The International Brotherhood of Teamsters extends its deepest condolences to the families of the crewmembers that lost their lives in today’s crash of a UPS 747 in Dubai.

The crash took place 18 miles from Dubai International Airport after reportedly suffering an onboard fire. The International Pilots Association is coordinating with the NTSB and UPS for the ongoing investigation.

“Our union mourns the loss of the crewmembers in today’s tragic crash,” said Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa. “We stand ready to offer whatever support we can to the families of the victims and to the International Pilots Association during this difficult time.”

Reprinted from www.teamsters.org


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