Two officials of Riggs Bank were believed to have been on a plane carrying Commerce Secretary Ronald Brown and nine other business executives when it crashed Wednesday near Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Paul Cushman 3d, chairman and chief executive of Riggs International Banking Corp., a unit of the Washington bank, and Nancy Tuomey, vice president of a Miami-based Riggs subsidiary, were part of the delegation traveling with Mr. Brown to explore business possibilities in the war-torn Balkans.

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