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US pilot found guilty of dereliction of duty in "friendly fire" death of Canadian soldiers

[JURIST] The US Air Force has found Major Harry Schmidt guilty of dereliction of duty for accidentally dropping a bomb on Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan. Schmidt, who will receive a written reprimand and forfeit $5,600 in pay, had originally chosen to face court-martial but later opted to defend his actions at a non-judicial hearing. CBC News has the full story and background on the case against Schmidt.

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