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Seven people face criminal charges after fatal 2007 French Polynesia plane crash
19 April 2009

A French prosecutor has opened a criminal case against seven people over the 2007 fatal crash of an Air Moorea DHC-6 Twin Otter in French Polynesia.

Six employees of Air Moorea and the former head of French Polynesia’s civil aviation administration are to be probed for alleged involuntary homicide.

A BEA accident investigation found that the pilot lost control of the plane after the rupture of the elevator pitch-up control cable.. (Radio New Zealand International)