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San Mateo County Health websites Statement from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo on Plane Crash in East Palo Alto

Congresswoman Eshoo expresses her sympathies to Tesla on the Loss of Their Employees and Hails the Work of First Responders

Washington, D.C.—Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) visited the site of yesterday’s plane crash in East Palo Alto, meeting with NTSB, FAA and other local agency officials, and was briefed about the ongoing investigation. She worked with local officials and federal agencies to restore power to the City of Palo Alto. Rep. Eshoo released the following statement about the tragic crash:

“I’m deeply saddened by the passing of three brilliant and beloved Tesla workers in yesterday’s plane crash. I join all of my constituents and colleagues in expressing our deepest condolences to their coworkers, friends and families.”

“I pay tribute to all of the first responders who risked their lives to help my constituents in need. Specifically, I want to acknowledge the leadership of East Palo Alto Chief of Police Ron Davis the teams from San Mateo County and Santa Clara County as well as the Red Cross for their assistance. I also thank PG & E and the City of Palo Alto for responding to our urgent requests to restore power throughout the City of Palo Alto especially for our local hospitals and urgent care facilities that require power in order to sustain life.”

“As I visited the neighborhood and met with my constituents and officials, I learned first hand what each neighbor did for their neighbor to save lives on the ground under extreme duress. It is nothing short of a miracle that no lives were lost on the ground.”



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