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1997

Public Policy

PROM-1

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Ddasaccident221, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database Nov 1997

Ddasaccident221, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database

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The investigators decided that Victim No.1 probably believed the area was safe because it had been checked by the dog. They were "unable to draw any meaningful conclusions about the dog's performance on that day". They felt that Victim No.1 was "not sufficiently systematic" in his detector search.


Ddasaccident225, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database Sep 1997

Ddasaccident225, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database

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At 12:40 the two victims were at an appropriate place to site a spur, so the Team Leader instructed them to start a lane off to the left. The deminers changed roles, exchanging leggings and marking tape when they did so [only one set of leggings was issued per pair of deminers]. As Victim No.2 was withdrawing his partner asked him to pass the machete. He returned and did so, then walked away again. He was about five metres away when the mine detonated.


Ddasaccident226, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database Aug 1997

Ddasaccident226, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database

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A local farmer had reported a UXO to the police. The team located the farmer, then parked their vehicle 50m from the accident site and walked with the farmer towards the suspected UXO. The farmer entered the field with Victim No.1 following. The farmer indicated the rough direction of the device and Victim No.2 moved up behind him. All three began to search, all within 1.5 metres of each other. The medic returned to the vehicle to be near to the medical kit. "Statements indicate that at the moment of detonation Victim No.1 bent over slightly ...


Ddasaccident230, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database Jun 1997

Ddasaccident230, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database

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The document stated that two teams were due to begin demining in adjacent mined areas at Grid reference CQ 088 850. The team commanders held records of the mined area and had a discussion about the accuracy of those records. One of them said the records were inaccurate but that he knew where the mines were. He led two of his men to show them where the mines were. At 10:45 one of the three men surveying the area activated a PROM-1.