Sector Defence

Mortar accident Mali

Introduction

The Dutch Safety Board published the final report into the fatal accident during a mortar shell exercise which took place in Mali on 6 July 2016. During this accident two Dutch soldiers were killed and a third Dutch soldier was seriously injured.

Statistics

  • Start date 26 jul. 2016
  • End date 28 sep. 2017
  • Type investigationFull
  • Status investigationClosed

Investigation

  • Nieuws 27 jul. 2016

    Investigation into mortar shell exercise Mali

    The Dutch Safety Board started an investigation into the fatal accident during a mortar shell exercise which took place in Mali on 6 July 2016 . During this accident two Dutch soldiers were killed and a third Dutch soldier was seriously injured.