Saturday 12 February 2011

Statement on Plane Crash over Plettenberg Bay

This statement was issued on 10 February 2011

On behalf of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa and our Synod of Bishops meeting now, we send our prayers and condolences to the families of those who have died in Tuesday’s plane crash over Plettenberg Bay. The sudden nature of such a tragedy leaves us stunned beyond words.

I am grateful that individuals and organisations have stepped forward to lend whatever assistance they can.

We also ask that God our Creator will continue to uphold all those who are bereaved and shocked by this accident and to give them the spirit of hope and peace as they come to terms with this tragedy.

Note for Editors: The Province of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa comprises Angola, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, St Helena and Tristan da Cunha.

Issued by the Office of the Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Inquiries to the Revd Suzanne Peterson on 021- 683874 (office hours) or 072 112 9738

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