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03/02/1998 Cavalese cable car disaster

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ITALY: 20 PEOPLE KILLED IN CABLE CAR CRASH SITUATION UPDATE (2)

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Italy - Aftermath of cable car disaster

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USA: ITALIAN CABLE CAR ACCIDENT AIRMEN TO BE COURT MARTIALED

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Italy - Mass held for cable car crash victims

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Italy - Verdict of cable car investigation

The Cavalese cable car disaster occurred near the Italian town of Cavalese. Twenty people died when a United States Marine Corps EA-6B Prowler aircraft while flying too low, against regulations, in order for the pilots to "have fun" and "take videos of the scenery" cut a cable supporting a gondola of an aerial tramway.
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    • Essentials 

    • Details of the disaster 

    • Victims 

    • Reactions 

    • First trial 

    • Second trial and re-examination 

    • U.S. official report 

    • Compensation