The Canadian Press

2003-06-19 | Friendly Fire Leger

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Two US pilots involved in the accidental bombing of Canadian forces in Afghanistan last year learned they would face discipline in an administrative forum as opposed to being court-marshalled. Majors Harry Schmidt and William Umbach were charged with involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault and dereliction of duty. It was recommended that Schmidt go before a flight evaluation board. The bombing killed four Canadian soldiers, including Sergeant Marc Leger. His widow, Marley, was disappointed with the finding.

Date: 2003-06-19
Placeline: EDMONTON, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it's by far not the end so it's people to comment completely is difficult I mean they're still further further hearings and I mean Article 15 hearing someone out the can go on so we're not finished yet >>


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