Martinique initiates manslaughter investigation against airline

[JURIST] Prosecutors in the French Caribbean island of Martinique [government website] have initiated a manslaughter investigation against West Caribbean Airways [company website in Spanish]. The investigation will target the airline's increasingly controversial safety record to determine if WCA was at fault for the crash on Tuesday which killed 160 people [AP report]. The plane reported engine troubles and then suddenly crashed in Venezuela. Reuters has more.

 

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