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  • Six accused in 1992 Air Inter Strasbourg crash acquitted, Airbus and Air France ordered to pay compensation

    <A href="" target=_blank>According to various news wires</A>, the French court investigating the 1992 Air Inter fatal crash Airbus A320 crash near Strasbourg has cleared the six defendants of manslaughter charges, but has found Airbus and Air Inter parent Air France liable for damages.<BR><BR>The Colmar tribunal has acquitted the representatives from air traffic control, airline and aviation safety agency of criminal charges they had faced in a case brought by the relatives of 87 people that <A href="">were killed as the A320 crashed into Mt Ste Odile on 20 January 1992</A>. The aircraft had not been fitted with terrain avoidance equipment.<BR><BR>But the court found the manufacturer and operator liable and has ordered them to pay as-yet-undetirmined compensation to the

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  • Video: January 1992 Air Inter Mt Saint Odile crash manslaughter verdict expected 7 November in Colmar

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  • European human rights watchdog raps countries over US rendition flights, enthusiast data used for flight path map

    <P><STRONG><FONT size=1>By Justin Wastnage in London</FONT></STRONG></P> <P>Europe's human rights watchdog has issued...

  • France prosecutes six over 1992 Air Inter crash

    <P>Six French aviation officials will go on trial in May over the fatal crash 14 years ago of an Air Inter Airbus A320...

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    News | 31 Oct 2012 11:54 | Dominic Perry

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  • Comment: Has the French judiciary changed its prosecutorial attitude to air accidents?

    News | 05 Jul 2010 08:00

    A judicial review of the 2008 Perpignan crash has led to a decision not to bring criminal prosecution. Is this a change of French legal attitudes, or a technical distinction?
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    News | 20 Apr 2010 11:13 | David Knibb

    The debate over new security measures continues despite US moves amending controversial screening requirements
  • Comment: Aviation needs this lift

    News | 09 Feb 2009 10:00

    The European Union's parliament has just released an inspired report that recognises not only that the continent's general aviation industry is important, but faces threats that could stifle it
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    News | 03 Nov 2008 09:00 | Rob Coppinger

    Could suborbital flight be a substitute for intercontinental supersonic transport?