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Argentina “death flight” plane returned from US

A plane used in the last Argentine military dictatorship by the Naval Prefecture under registration PA-51, used in 1977 to throw alive into the sea three members of the organisation Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, a group of women united by the disappearance of their children during the last Argentine dictatorship, two French nuns and several activists in one of the "death flights", is seen on the tarmac of Jorge Newbery International Airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 26th June, 2023.

Buenos Aires, ArgentinaReuters Argentine officials on Monday welcomed the return of an airplane from which the country’s last military dictatorship threw political opponents to their deaths, and that will now be part of a museum dedicated to the victims’ memory. The turboprop plane took part in the so-called “death flights” that Argentina’s bloody 1976-1983 dictatorship […]