This Day in History: Cavalese Cable Car Disaster (1998)

This Day in History:
Cavalese Cable Car Disaster (1998)

Relations between Italy and the US were strained in 1998 when a US military plane, flying too low and too fast through a valley near the Italian town of Cavalese, clipped an aerial tramway cable. The cable car fell, killing all 20 people on board. The pilot and navigator were acquitted of homicide in a US military court, sparking outrage in Italy, but were later convicted of obstruction of justice for destroying a video of the incident. How did the US attempt to repair relations with Italy? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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