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MOD ponders Chinook crash review

BBC News reports (26 May 2010) that the Ministry of Defence is considering reviewing the findings from a 1994 RAF Chinook crash which blamed the two pilots for gross negligence.

All 29 people on board died in the crash on the Mull of Kintyre.

In response to Lib Dem Sir Menzies Campbell urging a review, Liam Fox said the MoD was "already looking" at ways to conduct "an independent review".

He said the government would fulfil its promise made in opposition to review.

The Chinook Mark 2 helicopter crashed on 2 June 1994 en route from Northern Ireland to Inverness in the worst RAF helicopter accident in peacetime.

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