The British government says Qatar Airways will pay more than £5m ($7m) to help pay for the families of passengers on the plane that crashed in June 2016.
The British Transport Police (BTP) said on Thursday that the Qatari Airways flight from Heathrow to Doha crashed after an emergency landing at the airport on Friday morning.
The crash occurred shortly after 4am on Friday (local time).
The crash killed all on board and injured more than 200.
The BTP said in a statement that the total bill for the family members of the flight is £5.5m.
Qatari Airlines said the plane was en route from Doha to London when it made an emergency landings at Heathrow airport.
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It is estimated that over 1.3 million British people are now in need of international help.
More than half of these people are from Syria.
Qatar Airways said in an update on Thursday morning that it will help provide 1,000 hotel rooms, meals, medical supplies, shelter and other support.
QATSHA BUDDHA, QATARI AIRLINES CHIEF MANAGER: The government will support the family of a Qatari Airline employee who was killed in a plane crash in the country.
The employee, a 42-year-old Saudi national, died when a Qatar Airline Boeing 777 crashed during a training flight.
The Boeing 777 had been training for a flight to Qatar.
The Saudi Ministry of Interior confirmed that Abdul Rahman al-Khaled, 42, died of his injuries on Thursday, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Qatadans said they had no reason to believe the Qatadi airline was responsible for the crash.
A Saudi Arabia-based activist group said on Twitter that Saudi Arabia and Qatar Airways had not responded to a request for information on al-Khalil’s death.
Al-Khamalid, who was a security officer with Qatari airline Al-Qatar, was on the flight with three others when the Boeing 777 ran out of fuel.
Qatsia Khan, the head of the British Red Cross, told Al Jazeera on Thursday the family is “in shock”.
The BTS said it would also support the families and those affected by the crash of the Qatar Airlines plane.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that Qatar would pay compensation to the families affected by its actions.
QASHIQ KHALIL, QASHLINE’S MANAGEMENT: Qatar Airways has been providing financial support to Qatari nationals, including a $3m (£2.6m) loan from the Saudi state, according the BTP.
It has also said it will contribute $500,000 to the fund.
Qatalas Government has said that it is investigating the cause of the crash and the QATADIAN airline has apologised for its actions, which the BTS described as “reckless”.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in London confirmed that Qatari-owned Qatas Airways will take part in the investigation, and it would provide a report in due course.