Flight ZD576

Defence written question – answered on 18th October 2004.

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Photo of James Arbuthnot James Arbuthnot Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether, in reviewing the decision of the Board of Inquiry in relation to the crash of Flight ZD576, the reviewing air marshals consulted any third party before coming to their conclusions.

Photo of Adam Ingram Adam Ingram Minister of State (Armed Forces), Ministry of Defence

holding answer 15 October 2004

Legal advice was provided for the benefit of the reviewing officers. In giving evidence to the House of Lords' Select Committee on 27 September 2001, Sir John Day referred to this advice [House of Lords Session 2000–2001, Select Committee on Chinook ZD576, HL Paper 25(i), page 120 para 282 A].

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Chris Lightfoot
Posted on 29 Oct 2004 1:12 pm (Report this annotation)

For reference, ZD576 was the flight number of the Chinook helicopter which crashed on the Mull of Kintyre in 1994, carrying various security personnel from Northern Ireland to Inverness. q.v. http://members.lycos.co.uk/daveswrecks/newpage12.html and http://www.chinook-justice.org/