Chinook pilots cleared...

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From BBC News...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14146824


Defence Secretary Liam Fox has apologised to the families of two RAF pilots who were wrongly blamed for the 1994 Chinook helicopter crash.
Two RAF air marshals had accused Flt Lts Jonathan Tapper and Richard Cook of gross negligence over the crash on Mull of Kintyre in which 29 people died.
But a fresh review found they should not have been blamed and the earlier ruling has now been set aside.
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This was the dreadful crash that killed a bunch of NI Intel officers. IIRC, there was much suggestion of conspiracies as, by curious coincidence, the persistent leak of info to UVF/UDA 'Loyalists' dried up in the aftermath...


 
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"and take your damn toys with you!"


Thats what is alleged to have been said by a UK minister to their American counterpart after this disaster. sadly a long long overdue result for th two pilots.
 

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Could this debacle have prompted the later trouble over Chinook software transparency ??
 
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