Stop flying Chinooks: MoD memo written on day of fatal crash

Reproduced here is a memo which is arguably the most important document yet to show that the type of Chinook which crashed on the Mull of Kintyre this week 15 years ago, killing all 29 on board including 25 senior police and intelligence officers, was unsafe to fly.

chinook memo 2 June 1994 page 1

chinook memo 2 June 1994 page 2

View image  (Chinook memo 2 June 1994 page 3)

Links:

Full story – and transcript of the memo – on Computer Weekly’s homepage

Chinook that crashed on the Mull should have been grounded – Daily Telegraph, April 2009 

Evidence against Chinook pilots doesn’t prove negligence – The Times, June 2009

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