CRASH FALLOUT

THE RON BROWN DISASTER BRINGS AN AIR FORCE PURGE

One advance briefing on the Air Force probe into the crash that killed Commerce Secretary Ron Brown was enough for Major General Charles Heflebower. Even before the 6,000-page report was flown to the U.S. last Friday for weekend reading at the Pentagon, Heflebower, who heads the 17th Air Force in Europe, relieved of their commands the three top officers who had jurisdiction over the fatal April 3 flight. They are Brigadier General William Stevens, chief of the 86th Airlift Wing in Ramstein, Germany, and his two top subordinates, Colonels Roger Hansen and John Mazurowski. "There will be other officers disciplined, both...

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