The Canadian Press

1996-11-21 | Court Martial

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David Hider was demoted from major to captain at his court martial for not ensuring proper safety was followed in a fatal exercise at CFB Suffield in 1995. Corporal Nell MacKinnon of Sydney River, Nova Scotia died during the training. Afterwards Hider said he was unsure about his future. He said he stood by his decisions at the time but offered his condolences to the MacKinnon family.

Date: 1996-11-21
Placeline: CALGARY, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << on behalf of all the members of Bravo Company and I would like to express the sincerest sympathies to the McKenna and family all of us felt and it was a tremendous Soldier and we're all deeply sorry that this this accident happened from the outset as the officer commanding Bravo Company I've accepted responsibility for the conduct of the train >>


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