Monday, June 23, 2008

Two Helicopter Pilots to be Prosecuted


The attorney-general’s office in Arnhem wants to prosecute two Apache helicopter pilots who, on 12 December 2007, flew into high tension electric cables. As a result of that incident a substantial area had no electricity for several days. Schools as well as many shops were closed and farmers could not operate their milking machinery. Mobile phones also could not function in the area. The pilots are accused of having acted carelessly. The Ministry of Defense had to pay 36 million Euro in damages.
www.telegraaf.nl/binnenland/4260430/_OM_vervolgt_Apache-vliegers__.html?view=print

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