A Nov. 15 story about an investigation into a Feb. 3 helicopter crash in Germany implied that excess fuel in the external tanks contributed to the accident. Stars and Stripes failed to include in the story that the lead investigator stated in the report: “...Due to the small difference in actual weight, and additional available weight capability, I cannot identify that the excess fuel caused or contributed to the incident.” In addition, because of incomplete information received from the U.S. Army, the story should have said that one of the three victims of the crash, Gary M. Farwell, was posthumously promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 4.

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