TITLE

A deadly failure to communicate

PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/14/92, Vol. 113 Issue 23, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the failure of communication among the higher-ranking men aboard the USS Saratoga, which resulted in the death of five sailors aboard a nearby Turkish destroyer, the Muavenet, when the carrier's Sea Sparrow missile launcher released a two-missile salvo into the Aegean Sea. Turkey demanded a court-martial; A Navy inquiry last week found no willful wrongdoing; Seven higher-ranking men face reprimands that will wreck their naval careers; Capt. James Drager is among them.
ACCESSION #
9212142339

 

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