The first section of Criminal Chamber of national hearing has ordered that alleged burial in Turkey of wreckage of an accident victim of Yak-42 be investigated. "This is a new fact that must be clarified", according to judges in a two-page Providence signed on 7 June, after Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey communicated last May to Spanish Embassy in Ankara that, dose Weeks after accident, he found leg of one of deceased and buried it on July 24, 2003 in cemetery in town of Maçka, next to place where plane crashed.More information
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The magistrates have now agreed to move case to Central instruction court number 3, to open "a new piece to carry out an additional instruction". The judges take this decision after state law and prosecution's request. "The proceedings requested by State law and Public Prosecutor's Office are auntic investigative proceedings, as it is to find out wher re are still remnants of one of deceased in Turkey in connection with se facts, identify m and Later y moved m to Spain, " magistrates of first section of Penal Chamber emphasize that se are" remains that were not known during instruction of cause ".
The Ministry of Defence, which at time did not report this finding to families of victims, said in May that "re is no documentary evidence" of same, and has urged National court to open a process of judicial cooperation with Turkey to To verify permanence in its territory of remains of one of deceased in sinister, as announced in a press release.
The accident of Yakovlev 42, May 26, 2003, was biggest catastrophe in history of Spanish armed forces in peacetime. In sinister 75 people were killed, including 62 Spanish soldiers returning from carrying out ir mission in Afghanistan.