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“Memories of that scene still make me angry,” Pilot Who Flew Warren Anderson Out Of Bhopal.

In Crime, India on June 9, 2010 at 8:38 pm

26 years later we learn the Government of India and the State of Madhya Pradesh were actively involved in ensuring the victims of Bhopal would never get justice…and that betrayal began barely four days after the disaster took place. 

One of the two pilots, Captain D.C. Sondhi, told The Telegraph the police officers repeatedly offered to carry the American’s [Warren Anderson, Chairman of Union Carbide at the time] hand luggage as they escorted him to the plane at Bhopal airport. “Memories of that scene still make me angry,” said Sondhi, 72. “Here was a man responsible for the death of thousands, and our government officials were saluting him! He added: “The buzz among bureaucrats was that US President Ronald Reagan had spoken to someone important in India to get Anderson out quickly.” (Read full post at Telegraph India)



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