Status of All Four Boeing Employees Confirmed in Amsterdam Accident

SEATTLE, Feb. 27, 2009 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today received confirmation from the U.S. Embassy in Amsterdam that a third Boeing employee has been identified as among the fatalities from this week's Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 accident in Amsterdam. Boeing extends its deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. With the consent of the affected families, Boeing confirms the names and conditions of the four Boeing employees on Flight 1951. Three employees - Ronald A. Richey of Duvall, Wash., John Salman of Kent, Wash., and Ricky E. Wilson of Clinton, Wash. - died in the crash. One employee - Michael T. Hemmer of Federal Way, Wash. - was among the injured and remains hospitalized. Boeing remains committed to supporting the families of our employees through this very difficult time.


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